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Thank you for joining Paul Thompson of The Artisan Cheese Room for our masterclass with Tennille Chalmers.

The Chalmers family occupies a unique place in Australia, as visionary vine importers whose diverse and delicious wines are ahead of the curve and bang on the money.

The full range of available wines is laid out below, should you wish to explore and indulge further.

You’ll receive 10% off orders of 6, and free shipping on orders of $200 or more to VIC, NSW, SE Queensland and metropolitan Adelaide. Freight is charged at $15 per dozen or part thereof to the rest of Australia.

ImageNamePriceQuantityBuyCritic Reviews
2020 Chalmers Vermentino2020 Chalmers Vermentino$28.00
Clean and crisp single-vineyard Vermentino from the pioneering family that first imported this vine variety into Australia. It shows white peach and Meyer lemonwith an overall chalkiness and sea spray tang leaving you wanting more.
2020 Chalmers Dott Ribolla Gialla2020 Chalmers Dott Ribolla Gialla$29.00
The Chalmers-inspired voyage of discovery continues with this, another dead-set original - this time from Friuli white grape, Ribolla Gialla. The fine, fragrant nose shows apple blossom, chamomile tea, lemon peel, white-flesh apple and melon. It’s almost waxy with a pithy bite to the finish. No skin contact in the making, but it sports a skinsy feel. Builds quietly, with savoury sophistication. This wine gets you thinking, and leaves you wanting more.
2019 Chalmers Rosato2019 Chalmers Rosato$28.00
Made mostly from Aglianico, with decent splashes of Nero d'Avola and Sagrantino. And the Aglianico is fermented in barrel, which explains the wine's lovely creamy texture. It's also vibrant, laced with bright spicy fruit and lemony acidity. The essence of summer in a glass. 93 points. Jane Faulkner, Halliday Wine Companion 2021
2019 Chalmers Nero d'Avola2019 Chalmers Nero d'Avola$28.00
Chalmers pioneered many unorthodox grapes in Australia, and this wine marks a decade since they released their first nero d'Avola. From Heathcote, its aromas of raspberry jam, cherry and ironstone are inviting, and the palate is lightish medium-bodied, fruity, succulent, well balanced, easy to like. Screw cap; 13.5 per cent alcohol. 90 points. Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age 
2019 Chalmers Greco2019 Chalmers Greco$32.00
True to the variety, this Greco is bold, intense and textural, with elements of ripe apple, poached quince and citrus pith. Mouthwatering.
2019 Chalmers Fiano2019 Chalmers Fiano$36.00
The Chalmers know how to bring out the personality in all the varieties they grow and this delightful Fiano is no exception. This example from 2019 is utterly delicious, having intense fresh pear and lemon flavours accented by crushed roasted hazelnuts. Supporting the wine is a sophisticated phenolic frame which, in addition to channelling the flavours through the palate, shapes the wine and gives it a pleasant gentle astringency. The unique flavour and killer structure make it a must-have drop for 2021. Toni Paterson MW, Gourmet Traveller WINE 
2018 Chalmers Lambrusco2018 Chalmers Lambrusco$43.00
This superb and utterly original Italian-inspired Australian wine is made in a dry, aperitif style. It's vibrant and affirming with notes of violets, blackcurrant and spice, with a slight but assertive tannic grip.
2017 Chalmers Rosato Magnum2017 Chalmers Rosato Magnum$58.00
Whole-bunch pressed (no saignee), wild yeast, 63% aglianico fermented in barrel, 33% sagrantino and 4% nero d'Avola co-fermented in stainless steel. The whole bunch pressing is reflected by the very pale pink colour, the barrel fermentation by the spicy overtones to the bouquet. The palate is dry, but juicily fruity, with an even flow of small red fruits from start to finish. One for the nerds, but also for those who know just how high Australian standards are by world comparison, thanks to our winery technology. 93 points. James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion 
2017 Chalmers Lambrusco Appassimento 375ml2017 Chalmers Lambrusco Appassimento 375ml$48.00
The aroma and flavour of pure, rich prune and crushed, woodsy spices. It's soft, mouthfilling, well-balanced and exceptionally easy to drink. It's a curio, but a good one. The word 'pure' should be emphasised. 375ml. 93 points. Campbell Mattinson, 2020 Halliday Wine Companion
2017 Chalmers Dott Schioppettino 500ml2017 Chalmers Dott Schioppettino 500ml$29.00
Smells of the grape with white pepper and Dutch liquorice, cherry and iron filings. Light and fresh, juicy, spicy and gently ferrous, clean acidity, fine peppery tannin, and a fresh but modest finish. Perhaps not a great deal of depth and concentration, but a delightful thing to drink. 90 points. Gary Walsh, The Wine Front
2017 Chalmers Dott Pavana 500ml2017 Chalmers Dott Pavana 500ml$29.00
The late Dr Rod Bonfiglioli was a visionary viticulturist who encouraged Australian winemakers and growers to plant more adventurous grape varieties, both in response to climate change and also to diversify our gastronomy. This wine is a tribute to him: “Dott.” – the shortened form of “dottore” – refers to Dr Rod’s passion for Italian varieties such as the rare red pavana. It’s now the only example of pavana made in Australia and it’s gorgeous: light, juicy, crunchy, with an intriguing sour cherry and scorched almond twist. Max Allen, Australian Financial Review, 20 best wines of 2019
2016 Chalmers Felicitas Sparkling Fiano2016 Chalmers Felicitas Sparkling Fiano$43.00
An unusual sparkler made from fiano and lees aged for 27 months. Pale and fragrant, with aromas of figs, stone fruit and nougat, it's appealing, clean and appetising. A foaming mouthfeel and soft mid-palate are enhanced by a crisp tang and a light drying grip on the finish. Crown seal; 12.5 per cent alcohol. 90 points. Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age
2016 Chalmers Aglianico2016 Chalmers Aglianico$43.00
Excellent. It's a wine of gravity and presence. It tastes of bright berries, florals and leathers and and when it says goodbye it shakes your hand firmly. It's not heavy but it means business. 95 points. Campbell Mattinson, Halliday Wine Companion 2020