The reason Houghton is Western Australia’s most awarded winery has everything to do with the people behind the wines. Home to only 14 winemakers in its entire 180-year history, the Houghtonwines are crafted with care, forethought and their loyal drinkers in mind.
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The bouquet has intense aromatics, lifted peach and white nectarine stone fruits combine with roasted cashew nuts, nougat and brioche. Subtle toasty oak and oatmeal nuances derived from extended lees maturation. Medium bodied and finely structured.
The bouquet is bright and displays intense tropical fruit aromatics of passionfruit, pineapple lime, crystallised ginger and a hint of rose petal. The flavoured and citrusy palate displays flavours of lemon zest and candied peel, guava, pineapple and green apple which leads to a lovely finish.
Verdelho has a long history within the Swan District in making bright wines with lots of flavour and also the ability to age well. This wine has a fresh and flavoursome with an abundance of tropical fruit flavours; This wine is juicy with a subtle mandarin / lemon pithy textural element adding to the complexity.
Classic Margaret River characters of blackcurrant, plum and fruit cake flavours are complemented by hints of milk chocolate and bay leaf. French oak spice and fine powdery tannins give the palate an elegant structure and sustained length.
Brilliant dark red with a red hue, the wine displays intense aromatic red Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics of cassis, bay leaf and cigar box, whilst the French oak maturation provides hints of vanillin and mocha to the bouquet.