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
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
OUR TASMANIAN PINOT NOIR HAS ARRIVED!!
Ricky is proud to celebrate the commencement of play with the first wine from his Tasmanian range.
Our offer includes;
3 x 6 packs of Ponting "Mowbray Boy" Pinot Noir 2019
"This Pinot Noir showcases typical Tamar Valley characteristics of savoury spicy red cherries. An unctuous palate with bright crunchy fruit, savouriness, and dripping with ripe strawberries. It's fine, elegant structured wine that will have you salivating just thinking about it"
- Ben Riggs
PLUS we will even include FREE SHIPPING!!