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Tonic Wines Masterclass Pack

LIMITED TIME SPECIAL PRICE! The full suite of excellent new releases from Tonic Wines. This pack will sell out! 

$185.00$170.00

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About The Pack

It's become one of our biggest releases of the year and this year's annual Tonic launch is set to be truly epic!

All five new arrivals from South Australia's most enigmatic wine label are here and ready to rock and we are offering them at a special limited time only price for the release!

New arrivals include: the ridiculous value and highest-ever-rated 95 point 2019 Grenache; the moody 94 point 2019 Mataro; the last ever (sadly) Bowe-Lees vineyard Nebbiolo; the excellent Bandol-esque 2019 Rose; and the brilliant 2019 Chardonnay!

This masterclass pack. Will sell out. It's the best way to taste all the highly-rated new releases from the SA cult-favourite producer!

2019 Tonic Wines Grenache

95 points
"
It’s maybe the best Tonic Grenache I’ve tasted."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


The same two Clare Valley vineyard sources combine in the 2019 release of Tonic Grenache, with an import addition of some fruit from 50-year-old vines planted in McLaren Vale.

The fruit is picked early precisely to maintain the beguiling floral aromatics that present in Grenache, in a drier vintage like 2019, this is even more important.

This is man-handled as little as possible on its way to bottle. A small amount of whole bunch in the ferment, only a gentle racking before bottling with a dash of sulphur. What you get is the very essence of SA Grenache; brightly fruited, impossibly drinkable and more-ish to the last glass.

If you've never tried the tantalising wines styles from Tonic, or never had a modern style of Grenache that has blown your socks off, there is no better way you could spend $32.

Read more about 2019 Tonic Wines Grenache

2019 Tonic Wines Mataro

94 points
"It’s a wonderful and expressive tilt at Mataro."
- Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

This is Clare Valley Mataro at it's most delectable and delicious.

This comes from relatively young Mataro vines (20 years of age) in the Armagh area of the Clare Valley plus a little from Schobers Rd Vineyard in Auburn to fill out the lower yielding season in 2019. All the fruit was hand-picked with 35% whole bunches included.

It was foot-stomped, naturally fermented and then basket pressed into old French oak barrels. It was unfined and unfiltered. As Tonic put it, "No fining, no filtration, just disco..." This is one of the Clare Valley's most charming versions of Mataro and is excellent value for a wine of such quality and interest.

Just 195 dozen made. Giddy up!

Read more about 2019 Tonic Wines Mataro

2018 Tonic Wines Nebbiolo

The Tonic wines are always in hot demand. Given the quality, the scarcity and the individuality of the whole package, it's no wonder.

Their fourtn release of Nebbiolo is a stunner. The Bowe-Lees vineyard in the Adelaide Hills is one of the country's premiere sources for this much-loved variety, Glenn was lucky enough to get their hands on a tiny parcel once again in 2018. Sadly, from 2020, there will be no more fruit from this vineyard as it was burnt to the ground in the tragic bushfire events of early 2020.

This Nebbiolo spent 89 days on skins, before being aged in old oak and sent to bottle without fining or filtering.

It's Nebbiolo with no strings attached, just pure thirst-slaking exuberance oozing from every crevice. With only 95 dozen in existence, the Tonic Nebbiolo will not last long.

Read more about 2018 Tonic Wines Nebbiolo

2019 Tonic Wines Chardonnay

Few wineries enjoy the feverish scramble for their new releases like Tonic Wines. And the fever is well deserved.

They make painfully small batches of wine and with the excellent quality and value over the last few vintages, it's no surprise.

This Chardonnay is sourced from the Bowe-Lees vineyard in Woodside, Adelaide Hills. The 2019 vintage spent 24 hours on its skins before being basket pressed to barrel where it lay untouched, unstirred on lees for around 9 months. No malo.

Simple yet incredibly successful winemaking. With only a small allocation available, this may be your last chance to try this fascinating take on Chardonnay. Don't hesitate.

Read more about 2019 Tonic Wines Chardonnay

2019 Tonic Wines Rose

Tantalising release of Rosé this year from the guys at Tonic Wines. Mataro and Grenache have handpicked from the Clare Valley and Blewitt Springs in McLaren Vale.

The wine spent 5 months in old barrels before being sent to this very stylish bottle and sealed with a cork. It's savoury and structured and thirst crushing. A dead serious Rosé tracking more toward Bandol than Provence in style.

It's a modern Australian Rosé for grown-ups. As Glenn Barry says, "enjoy with fine food and even finer friends."

Read more about 2019 Tonic Wines Rose
Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $149 or more, or just $10 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

Estimated delivery time frames with Australia Post can be viewed here. Please include Authority to Leave instructions in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout if you may not be available to sign for your delivery and would like it left at your front door. The 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box can be found on the cart page before the final checkout page.

Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 10am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout.Your order will be packed and ready within 2 hours. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter.

Express Same Day Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 10km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery. Express courier deliveries cannot be left unattended and require a receiver signature.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here. If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

No our pricing is aiming to the best in the market already. For very large orders (weddings etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call. How does the price match work?

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it. We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

More FaQs: here