Muscat Blanc au Petit Grains, Greco, Fiano
“Do you have a sweet wine?” was a common request from many of our customers. Sweet no, but pretty, yes! The co-fermented Fiano and Greco provides crunchy acid punch to this wine, while the Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains gives floral lifts.
This unique blend gives our drinkers the impression the palate will be sweet, however, the surprise is a sophisticated dry finish and flavour-filled wine.
Fiano, Vermentino, Greco
As a horseman, I understood that training and gaining the trust of the horse was the key to success. So too, Bronco Buster reflects the investment and commitment we have made to gain the trust of the discerning wine lover in alternative Australian varieties.
Small Batch Series ...
Ashley calls Arinto the ‘Cumulus’ variety. Cumulus clouds are the ones that form different shapes and resemble common everyday objects as they swirl through the sky. The shape of the Arinto bunches are very similar to cumulus clouds, they come in an array of shapes and sizes. Arinto most definitely has the ‘wow’ factor. It makes fresh, flavoursome and complex wine. It really is a grape variety that will start turning heads!
Tempranillio, Anglicano, Lagrain, Petit Syrah
The red grapes used to make this wine are some of the standout Mediterranean varieties found planted in Australia. Ashley’s aim was to craft a wine that ‘shouted a statement’ to the world that blends of Mediterranean grape varieties grown in the Riverland would make great wines. The bullets have been shot…..now for the cannonball!
Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Durif
Over 42.195Km the human body sweats, strains and screams to the mind to stop! But the mind knows that reaching the finish line will bring unprecedented satisfaction. The same physical and mental challenges face those who dream of making great wines.
Nero d’Avola – A red grape variety that originates from Sicily, which is perfectly suited to the warm and dry growing conditions of the Riverland.
We are committed to investing in Mediterranean grape varieties and discovering how best they suit our region. We are excited by their unique qualities and ability to adapt to our climate, and of course their drinkability!
When we first planted Aglianico we wanted to create a wine with complexity! There is no better way to infuse complexity into a wine by using different
clones of the same grape variety. For many years there has only been one clone of Aglianico in Australia, but in recent time the importation of new clones have provided new
Negroamaro & Grenache
Who is Juicy June? It is our lively and youthful early release red wine that we bottle in June of each year, only months after harvest. The disobedient tendencies to challenge traditions and ask "why not" more often than we should, ensures life is full of adventures and the small but priceless treasures are found. Hello Juicy June!
During the 2016 Vintage Ashley made 1,000kg of Tinta Barroca into wine. As expected, the wine was rich, full of flavour and amazing. The quality of this wine cemented the future of Tinta Barroca at Ricca Terra.
Ricca Terra Tinta Barroca exudes firm tannins and rich flavour. The name itself was also interesting and fun and the wine that gives you ‘bounce’ was nicknamed ‘the energiser bunny’!
The release of the Ricca Terra “Soldiers’ Land” is a proud moment in our company’s history. This wine is made from 90-year-old vines that were planted under the Soldier Settlement Scheme. This wine has two purposes. The first is to acknowledge & hopefully preserve the remaining old vineyards located in the Riverland (planted by returning soldiers but unfortunately many have been removed for economic reasons). The second purpose is to provide ongoing funding to the Returned & Services League (RSL). Today marks the birth of a partnership between Ricca Terra & RSL.
Your purchase of this wine will help both causes.