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Thank you for joining Paul Thompson of The Artisan Cheese Room for our masterclass with Alister Timms.

Shadowfax has made a name for itself as a leading light of the Macedon Ranges, making the most of the high-altitude cool climate. In addition, of course, there are exciting wines grown from southern French varieties on the estate’s home vineyard.

The wines you tasted with Al are listed below; we hope you’ll be tempted to drink them again!

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
2021 Shadowfax Minnow Rosé2021 Shadowfax Minnow Rosé$25.00
Pale onion-skin in colour. Dried flowers, over-ripe strawberry and a sweet nougat lift. Soft, round, red fruited, textured, dry and quite savoury. Decent grip and mouth-feel. 90 points. Aaron Brasher, The Real Review 
2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir$36.00
Fruit for the 2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir was grown on the Little Hampton, Midhill, Big Shed, Straws Lane and Chanters Ridge vineyards. The wine has intrigue and flair in the glass, evolving over time. Dark cherry and spice spill onto the palate. This generous Pinot has breadth and expanse, yet shows poise from seams of ripe tannins. There is complexity galore with sandalwood and Campari spice interacting with dark plum fruits. The palate is long and persistent yet light on its feet, bringing you back for more. This is a powerful Pinot and a fine example of cool-climate, high-altitude Pinot Noir.
2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Gewürztraminer2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Gewürztraminer$30.00
Chewy, waxy textured white wine that shows some strong and distinct varietal characters; nashi pear, faint honeycomb, salted cashew, green herbs. A delight to drink, quietly complex, a lift of white balsamic tang. Great to see textural input so strongly put on show. Intriguing white wine. Will cellar well too. 92 points. Mike Bennie, The Wine Front
2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Chardonnay2021 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Chardonnay$36.00
2020 Shadowfax Macedon Ranges Chardonnay comes from three superb, unique sites: Midhill, Mt Macedon and Little Hampton. This distinctive Macedon Ranges Chardonnay bursts from the glass with white floral notes, lemon curd and nectarine fruit notes. Hints of lees-derived nougat, cream and fresh bagel notes are complemented toasty oak notes. The perfume is persistent and intriguing, belying the complex and powerful wine beneath. Lemon zest and tangerine spill immediately onto the palate. These fruit flavours are augmented by wild-ferment characters such as choux pastry and barrel-spice complexity. The wine walks a tightrope, with sherbet acidity and lime pith on a flowing palate that is long and intense.