Wines

Many of our wines we make on an annual basis. But some wines we only make in exceptional circumstances, which we have grouped below under Special Release Wines.

Wines

WINES

Annual wines

Springflat Shiraz

Shiraz

Wild Duck Creek Estate’s flagship wine, expressing the fruit driven richness for which the Heathcote region is famous.

Yellow Hammer Hill (Shiraz/Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon)

Shiraz Blend

Delightful when consumed young, developing into a brooding complex blend of spice and fruit after careful cellaring.

Mia Mia (Sub-regional Shiraz)

Shiraz

A sub-regional blend of vineyards from south-western Heathcote. A cool area, producing wines of exceptional finesse.

Cornella (Sub-Regional Shiraz)

Shiraz

A sub-regional blend of vineyards from the eastern slopes of the Colbinabbin range.

Alan’s Cabernet (Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Merlot/Malbec)

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot

A floral treat of berries, mint, violets and eucalyptus – often Duck’s favourite.

Ducks & Drakes (Cabernet Sauvignon)

Cabernet Sauvignon

Bold and succulent – an ‘Aussie Claret’ style of Cabernet Sauvignon with a splash of Shiraz.

The Dabbler (Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere)

Cabernet Carmenere

A rich middle-palate wine designed to complement almost any dish.

The Mallard (Riesling)

Riesling

A brand new wine to the stable at Wild Duck Creek Estate. The Mallard is made from fruit that is picked from the Merindoc Vineyard in Tooborac, just over the hill from the beginnings of the Wild Duck Creek.

White Duck (Roussanne/Viognier)

Voignier

Clean, crisp, and full of stone fruit and citrus flavor, this wine should be enjoyed young and fresh.

Special Release Wines

Roussanne

Grown in the cooler southern Heathcote area, at our Mia Mia vineyard. This wine shows all the hallmarks of Roussanne. Wonderful natural acid levels at full ripeness create a wine typical of this variety. Showing notes of stone fruits and meal, with great texture. It is a bold wine full of exuberance. Fermented in new […]

Duck Muck

Shiraz

Ultra-complex, deep, dark, long and luscious. A combination of our two oldest and most unique vineyards create this wine only in wonderful vintages.

Shiraz Reserve

Shiraz

A very special wine – highly seductive, intense and complex.

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon

Made from ultra-low yielding vines in exceptional vintages.

Alan’s Cabernet Pressings

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petit Verdot

An exceptionally rare wine with immense concentration and structure.

Shiraz Pressings

Shiraz

The last dribble of Shiraz to come from our basket presses is poured into two new hogshead and treasured. Bottled rarely.

Sparkling Duck

Shiraz

A tapestry of rich flavours combined with complex yeast driven characters and a drop of Fortified Duck.

Fortified Duck (Shiraz/Tempranillo)

Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon

Made by co-fermenting 80% Shiraz with 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and fortifying with 23 year old Brandy, for the ultimate in complexity.