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Yellow Tail Reserve - Taste the difference

Which white are you?

  • Reserve Pinot Grigio

    "Something a little different"

    The hippest variety around, this Pinot Grigio has crunchy green apple freshness and a pear drop and spice finish.

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    Reserve Pinot Grigio
  • Reserve Chardonnay

    "It’s like Chardonnay in a suit"

    A modern style of wine showing tightly structured and fresh flavours of juicy stone fruits and soft spice.

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    Reserve Chardonnay

Which red are you?

  • Reserve Merlot

    "Deeply flavoured and soft"

    A more serious Merlot with cedar, mocha and spice aromas. Soft, textured palate with layers of plum and dark chocolate.

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    Reserve Merlot
  • Reserve Shiraz

    "Complex, with layers of dark fruits"

    A deep, concentrated wine offering big, red berry flavour and a long, satisfying finish.

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    Reserve Shiraz
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

    "Sophisticated drinking, ultimately delicious"

    Something a little bit posh - rich flavours of dark red fruits mixed perfectly with dark chocolate and coffee.

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    Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

What's the difference?

There’s an important place in your social life for both ranges of [yellow tail] wine. If you’ve ever wondered where and when that place might be, then wonder no more! This page is designed to outline the differences between each range so you can make an educated decision about the right wine for your next occasion. Wine is much like a cooking recipe – it has ingredients, a method and serving recommendations!

  Yellow Tail original wines [ Any night ] Reserve reserve wines [ Date night ]
Ingredients Ripe and flavoursome grapes from warm climate regions of Australia Rich and complex grapes from cool climate regions of Australia
Method Ferment and store in tanks, adding oak to Chardonnay and red varieties Store Chardonnay and red varieties in oak barrels to add further complexity and texture
Serve Cosy DVD night at home Dinner with friends at a favourite BYO restaurant

Most recommended wines

  1. #1 Reserve Shiraz

    Complex, with layers of dark fruits. more

    26 people recommended this

  2. #2 Reserve Chardonnay

    A complex and richly layered white wine. more

    12 people recommended this

  3. #3 Reserve Pinot Grigio

    With herb and spice complexity. more

    7 people recommended this

[yellow tail] Reserve Awards

Awards
vintage

2011

 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2012 - The Cairns Show Wine Awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2012 - Wine Show and Mediterranean Challenge

2010

 
Gold awards
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2011 - Mundus Vini (Germany)
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - Riverina Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Cowra Wine Show
 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2011 - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2011 - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2011 - Riverina Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - Wine Show and Mediterranean Challenge
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - International Wine and Spirit Competition
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Mundas Vini
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Riverina Wine Show
 
Top Gold awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2011 - Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Rutherglen Wine Show
 
Gold awards
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2012 - Berliner Wein Trophy
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2012 - Vinalies International
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2012 - Les Citadelles du Vin
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 - Sydney Royal Wine Show
 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2012 - Berliner Wein Trophy
  • Reserve Shiraz 2012 - Challenge International du Vin

2009

 
Gold awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2010 - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - Mundas Vini
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - The Visy 2011 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Riverina Wine Show
  • - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • - Riverina Wine Show
 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2011 - San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2011 - Dallas Morning News Wine Competition
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2010 - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2011 - San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2009 - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
  • Reserve Merlot 2011 - San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • Reserve Shiraz 2011 - International Wine Challenge
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Perth Royal Wine Show
 
Bronze awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2010 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - Cairns Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Cairns Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Cairns Wine Show
  • - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Cairns Wine Show
  • - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Rutherglen Wine Show
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Adelaide Wine Show
 
Highly Commended awards
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Sydney International Wine Competition
  • - Sydney International Wine Competition
 
Top Gold awards
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2011 - Les Citadelles Du Vin

2008

 
awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Sydney International Wine Competition
  • - Sydney International Wine Competition
 
awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Sydney International Wine Competition
  • - Sydney International Wine Competition
 
Gold awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
  • - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show
  • - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - Challenge International du Vin
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - Wine Masters Challenge (portgual)
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - International Chardonnay Challenge
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Wine Masters Challenge (Portgual)
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - MUNDUSvini Great International Wine
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - Challenge International du Vin
  • - Wine Masters Challenge (portgual)
  • - International Chardonnay Challenge
  • - Austrian Wine Challenge Vienna
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - Wine Masters Challenge (Portgual)
  • - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - MUNDUSvini Great International Wine
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - International Wine & Spirit Competition
 
Bronze awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - RNA (Brisbane)
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - Royal Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2009 - Royal Hobart International Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2010 - International Wine Challenge
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2009 - Riverina Wine Show
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2009 - RNA (Brisbane)
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2009 - International Chardonnay Challenge (NZ)
  • Reserve Chardonnay 2009 - Royal Hobart International Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2010 - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Royal Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Challenge International du Vin
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Syrah du Monde
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - International Wine Challenge
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - RNA (Brisbane)
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - RNA (Brisbane)
  • - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • - Royal Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Royal Hobart International Wine Show
  • - Riverina Wine Show
  • - RNA (Brisbane)
  • - International Chardonnay Challenge (NZ)
  • - Royal Hobart International Wine Show
  • - International Wine Challenge
  • - Perth Royal Wine Show
  • - Royal Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • - Challenge International du Vin
  • - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • - Syrah du Monde
  • - International Wine Challenge
  • - RNA (Brisbane)
  • - Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
 
Top 100 awards
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Sydney International Wine Competition
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Riverina Wine Show
  • - Sydney International Wine Competition
  • - Riverina Wine Show
 
Commended awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2010 - Decanter World Wine Awards
  • - Decanter World Wine Awards

2007

 
Gold awards
  • Reserve Shiraz 2009 - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - RNA (Brisbane)
  • - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • - RNA (Brisbane)
 
Silver awards
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - AWC Vienna
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - AWC Vienna
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - AWC Vienna
  • - AWC Vienna
 
Bronze awards
  • Reserve Pinot Grigio 2008 - Melbourne Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Riverina Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - RNA (Brisbane)
  • Reserve Merlot 2009 - Cairns Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2008 - Syrah Du Monde
  • Reserve Shiraz 2008 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • Reserve Shiraz 2008 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - Cowra Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - Riverina Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - Cairns Wine Show
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Melbourne Wine Show
  • - Riverina Wine Show
  • - Sydney Royal Wine Show
  • - RNA (Brisbane)
  • - Cairns Wine Show
  • - Syrah Du Monde
  • - Adelaide Wine Show
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - Cowra Wine Show
  • - Riverina Wine Show
  • - Cairns Wine Show
  • - Citadelles Du Vin - France
  • - Adelaide Wine Show

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awards
  • - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show
  • - Short award description goes here
 
awards
  • - Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show
  • - Short award description goes here

Did you know?

Sauvignon Blanc is surprisingly good with spicy foods - dishes with chili or curry spice are great matches!

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