This iconic local fortified red is made from Shiraz grapes and an aged focus in the Barrel Room process, which imparts a marvelous finish. The Famous Bunyip Fortified Red is aged in barrels stored in the Bellbrook Barrel Room and reflects time and patience in its production. The traditional Solera method of progressive vintage aging and blending is used, a technique over 3 centuries old. Well suited to giving as a gift, the Famous Bunyip Fortified Red has a very strong appeal and is immensely popular.
The label reflects the story of the local Bunyip legends and a recent Bunyip photograph taken in extremely dangerous circumstances.
Also a 2005 Chambourcin, exhibits rich, fruit driven, earthy flavours reflecting the volcanic origins of the Bunjurgen soils. This wine was aged in new European oak barrels and is a local varietal classic complementing modern Australian cuisine. The Colonial Past label reflects on the heritage and the story of the establishment of Bunjurgen Estate.
A 2008 Chambourcin that has been picked very late, and delicately finished in American oak barrels to impart the faintest hint of vanilla superimposed on the traditional Bunjurgen Estate style of easy drinking, low tannin, contemporary Queensland style wine.This wine represents an exciting new direction for the Chambourcin vintages. Label describes the long-standing friendship of two men associated with the establishment of Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard.
Our Verjuice is made from Shiraz grapes grown here at Bunjurgen Estate – it is an acclaimed Verjuice with a high acidity and subtle sweetness. It is perfect for a range of culinary experiences: as a dressing for cooked prawns, crabs, and Moreton Bay bugs in place of lemon juice or vinegar: as a salad dressing and in a wide range of cooking applications especially casseroles, lamb shanks, curries, rice and risotto dishes, desserts and appetisers. Added to chilled sparkling mineral water our Verjuice makes a very refreshing, non-alcoholic option for both home and public entertaining situations. The Verjuice is available throughout the Scenic Rim, and in selected outlets in Warwick, Ipswich, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
This Sparkling Verjuice contains 100ml of Verjuice of the Scenic Rim and 200ml of sparkling Queensland natural mineral water – it is refreshing and thirst quenching and best served chilled. If you prefer, it may be mixed with bitters, ice and lime or lemon slices for a tangy and sophisticated drink. It is non-alcoholic. The mineral water is highly mineralised and contains potassium, magnesium, sodium, calcium and a high bicarbonate load providing a natural zing. The Verjuice is available throughout the Scenic Rim, and in selected outlets in Warwick, Ipswich, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
This wine was produced to provide a different approach to warm climate Shiraz wine making – it is well suited to accompany modern Australian cuisine, contemporary Asian dishes and cheeses and wood fired pizzas. It is an easy drinking, lightly finished Shiraz unique to the Scenic Rim with an alcohol level of 11% and 6.5 standard drinks per bottle. The label tells the story of the focus on sustainability at Bunjurgen Estate Vineyard.
This wine is recommended as an appealing local Scenic Rim wine – well suited to patio and garden drinking, as an accompaniment to Queensland seafood, and to modern Australian-Asian dishes. It reflects mellow Chambourcin characteristics with unique nuances of nose, palate finish and colour. The label tells the story of a local Aboriginal legend concerning red billed black swans and links with Bunjurgen Estate’s focus on sustainability.
Ice Dog is a Shiraz Rose and is finished as a drink chilled style of wine with an instant appeal well suited to the Summer months. Ice Dog was picked early in the ripening period to take advantage of the hail netting induced micro-climate and provides a light Rose colour and taste. Slightly spritzig, it compliments traditional Queensland summer fare. The label tells the story of a Vineyard dog – Big Dog – and features him wearing sunglasses.
The 2015 Christmas Port is offered in a stylised Santa Claus bottle imported from Italy and it has a tamper proof screwed closure. The bottle contains 500ml of our legendary Solara port – a combination from every barrel of port which has gone for bottling since 2006 – our Solara port is offered only once per year. Each bottle comes with a card suitable for carrying a personalised greeting which can be tied to the bottle neck.
The 2014 Christmas Port is still offered in a stylised Ginger Bread Man bottle imported from Italy and it has a tamper proof screwed closure. The bottle contains 250ml of our 2013 Cherry Port. Each bottle comes with a card suitable for carrying a personalised greeting.
2005 Chambourcin handpicked and aged in European barrels. This wine is a product of the first picking at Bellbrook. The wine is especially suited to fine dining and those memorable occasions where a unique and distinctive experience is desired. Now restricted in availability. Label reflects on the original planters at Bellbrook and a deeply inculcated sense of commitment.
Originally offered in 2013, this White Port is matured here at Bunjurgen Estate for 15 months in old Chardonnay barrels and presents with an attractive honey and vanilla taste with a hint of citrus – it is ideally suited for drinking chilled as a stand-alone drink, as an accompaniment to desserts such as lemon or verjuice sorbets, cheese cakes, vanilla ice cream and lychees and rambutans, and as an additive to custard and melted white chocolate drizzles.
An exciting 2013 Chambourcin Port which is a totally unwooded style, and which presents with a very crisp, clean and mellow silkiness. This product is best drunk cool in our opinion, and is served here at 7-10 degrees. An appealing port especially for the ladies in an attractive bottle: it has proved especially popular as a stand-alone drink, and our clients often prefer to drink it in a whiskey decanter, nicely cooled.
This 2007 Chambourcin is a product of extreme risk taking in terms of selecting the date of actual grape picking. The picking day was delayed until mid February by effective management of both viticulture practices and climatic conditions. This wine has a range of delicate fruit driven flavours and the soft, lingering finish has been achieved through a minimal oak exposure and attention to the emotions of the wine drinker. The Snow Pup Vintage label describes Koda, the first Snow Pup and his ability to bring in the washing, chase hens, and warn of brown snakes!