The Ashes is the oldest of contests and the most cherished, as a boy it was my dream, as a cricketer it was the pinnacle.
Ponting The Pinnacle Shiraz is a flavourful wine of great structure and finesse, dominated by rich berry fruits with elements of black pepper, nutmeg and cloves.
Award Winning Australian Winemaker
AUGUST - NEW RELEASE
"First Session” Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2021
From the highly anticipated 2021 vintage. Fabulously expressive on the nose showing green rockmelon, crunchy apple, lemon zest and fresh fig aromas, leading to a lively palate displaying excellent fruit purity and intensity. Splendidly flavoursome and lingering with refreshing acidity.
Ponting Wines is a collaboration between one of Australia’s most celebrated modern-day cricketer, Ricky Ponting and Ben Riggs, an award-winning Australian winemaker known for uncompromising, high quality wines. Masters of their craft, their partnership has been forged to celebrate their dedication and achievements.
Each wine reflects Ricky’s remarkable life and has been carefully crafted by Ben to ensure flavour, structure and complexity are of the highest quality.
Ben and I spent time together in South Australia and travelled to Northern Tasmania to personally select this range of wines. We are proud to bring to you our first release under the Ponting Wines label, with more exciting wines coming on line soon.
The Close of Play Cabernet is rich & complex with cassis and black cherry flavours, warm aromas of vanilla, bay leaf with a firm tannin finish. A great food wine – it would match perfectly with grilled rib eye or legs of lamb.
I have always been a fan of Ben Riggs as a winemaker and the Ponting The Pinnacle Shiraz did not disappoint. I’m now looking forward to getting my hands on the rest of the range.
As a person that normally sticks to beer, it’s fair to say I don’t have the most astute palate when it comes to wines. It’s a bit like asking a Northern Territory local how good the skiing is in Aspen, but I do know whether I like something. And I did! It was very drinkable. Proof was the empty bottles. The Shiraz was my pick. Well done to Rick and the guys, I may be coming around to this wine thing.
Comedian and Wine Novice
I’ve already enjoyed a glass or two of The Pinnacle Shiraz; deep in colour, creamy in texture and plenty of character straight off the bat just like the founder himself. Ricky has always had the ability to build a quality team and judging by his first vintage of premium wines he is on the money once again.
Former Australian Cricketer
QUALITY SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TRIO. Our offer for you includes;
1 x 6 pack Ponting "First Session" Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2020
JUST RELEASED - from the revered 2021 vintage this Sauvignon is fresh, bright and aromatic.
1 x 6 pack Ponting "The Pinnacle" McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018
SAM KIM 94 Points - Sweetly fruited and instantly appealing...succulent fruit flavours and rounded mouthfeel, well supported by silky texture.
1 x 6 pack Ponting "Close of Play" Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
3 x GOLD MEDALS London Wine Competition + Frankfurt International Wine Competition + New York International Wine Competition
JAMES HALLIDAY 94 points - It’s a powerful wine with great drive in the context of Langhorne Creek cabernet.
PLUS we will include FREE SHIPPING!!