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CURTIS CAVALIERE

Luigi Curtis,

Cavaliere, Medaglia D’Oro,

was bestowed these two highly prestigious awards for his military service during World War I.

The title ‘Cavaliere’ is equivalent to Knighthood and is bestowed to persons of exceptional character, with the ‘Medaglia D’Oro’ being the highest military award.

 

Luigi Curtis, 1894 - 1975,

 

Father of Giustino (Justin) Curtis, 1925 - 2011,

 

Grandfather of Claudio Curtis

 

Great Grandfather of the present wine producers Mark, Thomas & Jenna Curtis, 

This continuing Curtis Family tradition began in 1471 when Paolo Curtis started wine production on the original family property ‘La Cavata’ near Cassino in central Italy. We, the younger descendants commemorate Luigi & Giustino with the release of this label in honour of their toil, integrity & strength of character.

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CURTIS CAVALIERE McLAREN VALE SHIRAZ

The Cavaliere McLaren Vale Shiraz is Deep & rich Purple in colour.  Intense Spice, berry & chocolate aromas with integrated oak notes. Full bodied and bursting with a complex mix of flavours of mocha, vanilla & intense Red berry flavours. Great middle palate sweetness with well integrated American oak The Finish is long & well balanced with silky soft tannins.

Gold Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - Vintage 2020

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2020

95 points - Wine Showcase Magazine - Vintage 2020

94 points - Ray Jordan Wine Pilot - Vintage 2020

94 points - John Clark -The Wine Panel - Vintage 2020

92 points - Ken Gargett Wine Pilot - Vintage 2020

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2018

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2017

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2016

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2015

Number #1- vivino.com, top 20 wines in australia $40 - $80 per bottle

Number #5 - vivino.com, Australian  Shiraz Wine Style Awards 2018

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2016

91 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2015

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2014

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2013

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2012

91 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2011

90 points - Melbourne International Wine Competition - Vintage 2020

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2010

93 points -Andy Lloyd - The Wine Panel - Vintage 2020

91 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2009

94 points - Patrick Eckel, Winereviewer.com.au - vintage 2015

4&1/2 stars - Winestate magazine, Wine of the year - vintage 2015

CURTIS CAVALIERE McLAREN VALE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

The nose exhibits aromas of ripe blackcurrents and dark plum followed by some spice notes. Full bodied and possessing a plump texture the palate delivers rich juicy flavours of ripe blackberry, dark chocolates, liquorice and spice. Soft velvety tannins. Good depth with medium to long finish of blackberry, Milk chocolate and spice.

Gold Medal - AWC Vienna 2022

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2020

95 points - John Clark - The Wine Panel - Vintage 2018

96 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2018

95 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2017

94 points - Wine Showcase Magazine - Vintage 2018

94 points - Andy Lloyd - The Wine Panel - Vintage 2018

94 points - Ken Gargett Wine Pilot- Vintage 2019

94 points - Sam Kim Wine Orbit - Vintage 2015

93 points - Ray Jordan Wine Pilot- Vintage 2019

93 points - Aaron Brasher The Real Review - Vintage 2018

94 points - James halliday Wine Companion - Vintage 2015

91 points - Patrick Eckel, Winereviewer.com.au - vintage 2015

4&1/2 stars - Winestate magazine, Wine of the year - vintage 2015

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