The Greg Norman portfolio of wines is enjoyed by wine novices and have won critical acclaim from Wine Spectator. Although the golf legend is not the winemaker, Norman’s taste determines the style of every bottling made. And nothing happens without his approval, down to the fonts on the label.
Greg Norman NV Sparkling ($16) is a multi region blend of 61% Pinot Noir and 39% Chardonnay—from premium cool climate regions of Australia. Citrus aromas lead to biscuit flavors and a lively, energetic effervescence. It is complex, balanced and ready for summer sipping or cellaring for the next several years.
Sourced from the North Canyon of Santa Barbara is the Greg Norman Estates Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir 2007 ($15). This Pinot is ruby in color with notes of rose petal, strawberry, cherry and mushroom. Fresh fruit flavors combine with a nice acidity for a balanced wine.
Greg Norman Estates Australia Limestone Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2006 ($15) is made of fruit from vineyards in Padthaway and Coonwarra. The wine is a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot. It is bright ruby in color, with notes of cinnamon, clove, licorice and cedar. It is well structured with soft tannins, bright fruit and acidity.
Greg Norman Estates California Estates North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 ($15) combines fruit from Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino Counties. The Cab is dark red in color with aromas of lavendar and blackberry leading to flavors of plum, and black currant.
Greg Norman Estates Australia 2006 Limestone Coast Shiraz ($15) is made of fruit from vineyards in Padthaway, Coonwarra, and Wrattonbully. The Shiraz is dark crimson in color with notes of plum, cherry, blueberry, cedar, oak and spice. The firm structured Shiraz is rich with fruit, savory tannins and a good length. Put down your clubs, and pick up a bottle.