Dog Point Vineyard combines the considerable wine-growing experience of Ivan and Margaret Sutherland and, James and Wendy Healy.
Total involvement by the partners from the vineyard to the winemaking process through to the marketing of their regionally distinctive wines, ensures that Dog Point Vineyards remains a boutique and family oriented business producing wines with a clear point of difference.
Our winemakers embody the spirit of quality winemaking by combining their experience and passion with old world philosophies and new world technologies.
Deep ruby in colour. Uplifted red fruits complimented by a perfume of violets with underlying notes of clove and cinnamon. A focused, concentrated palate of richly flavoured red fruit, a bright spice infused savouriness from well integrated oak, finishing with appealing soft fleshy tannins.
Food Match: Duck, cervena, red meats and especially truffled venison and mushroom pie.
Variety: Pinot Noir
Colour: Straw Green
Bouquet: Flinty, with floral notes, complimented by exotic tropical fruit of quava, melon, lemon and lime.
Palate: A mineral backbone, soft lingering acidity, textural palate, strong citrus core.
Food match: Shell fish especially mussels and oysters, white meats and soft cheeses.
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc