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  • What Does Your Chinese Zodiac Say About Your Taste In Wine?

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    What Does Your Chinese Zodiac Say About Your Taste In Wine? - Millon Wines

    1. RAT 

    Sign of the Rat

    Resourceful, Versatile, and Adaptable - (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020)

    Known for their resourcefulness and versatility, the rat aligns perfectly with our 2020 Impressionist Shiraz.  For only $20 a bottle, this drop exceeds expectations, clinching a gold award at the Melbourne International Wine competition. Like the rat's versatile and adaptable nature, this wine pairs flawlessly with a wide range of dishes and cuisines.

    2. OX

    Sign of the Ox

    Strong, Reliable, and Grounded - (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021)

    Oxen are strong and reliable, much like our Eden Valley 2021 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. The full-bodied nature of our Cabernet Sauvignon, coupled with its dark fruit flavours and earthy undertones, resonates with the grounded and sturdy nature of the ox.


    3. TIGER

    Sign of the Tiger

    Confident, Competitive, and Bold - (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022)

    Known for their confident and competitive spirit, Tigers are the perfect match for our 2022 Clare’s Secret Grenache. This wine stood out among its competitors when it scored gold at the Cairns Show Wine Awards. The grenache’s vibrant red fruit flavours and hints of spice, mirrors the boldness and energy associated with the tiger. 


    4. RABBIT

    Sign of the Rabbit

    Elegant, Graceful, and Poised - (1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023)

    Rabbits are often associated with elegance and grace, much like the delicate and light nature of our 2022 Estate Pinot Gris. With notes of delicate white blossom and lime notes, this wine embodies a gentle and nuanced character, echoing the poise and refinement attributed to the Rabbit.


    5. DRAGON

    Sign of the Dragon

    Powerful, Brave, and Intelligent - (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024)

    Dragons with their majestic presence and power, find their match in our, 2020 Masterpiece Shiraz, a wine of unparalleled richness and intensity. With its bold flavours and commanding presence as our most premium wine, this Shiraz resonates with the Dragon’s fiery spirit and grandeur.

    6. SNAKE

    sign of the snake

    Wise, Intuitive, and Enigmatic - (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025):

    Snakes with their intuitive and enigmatic nature, are drawn to the mystery of our 2023 Clare's Secret Riesling. What is the secret to a double Gold winning Riesling? ... our Clare Valley vineyard’s wide swept slopes, Mediterranean-like climate, and rocky terrain which allows the grapes to ripen to perfection! The secrets behind this drop makes it the ideal match for the intuitive and enigmatic Snake.

    7. HORSE

    Sign of the horse

    Spirited, Adventurous, and Energetic - (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026)

    The spirited and adventurous nature of the Horse aligns seamlessly with the vibrant characteristics of our 2021 Impressionist Tempranillo. The Spanish varietal with its bright purple hues and punchy fruit aromatics, captures the Horse’s energetic and bold spirit. An adventurous wine choice beckons to an adventurous soul, making it an ideal pairing for individuals born under this sign.

    8. GOAT

    Sign of the Goat

    Gentle, Nurturing, and Calm - (1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027)

    With their gentle and nurturing disposition, Goats gravitate towards comfort and warmth, making them the perfect match for our 2022 Estate Chardonnay. With the wine's creamy texture and toasty undertones, this wine provides a comforting escape and soothing experience, perfect for the gentle Goat’s calm demeaner.

    9. MONKEY

    Sign of the Monkey

    Playful, Sociable, and Charming - (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028)

    Monkey’s with their playful antics and sociable nature, frolic in a social wine much like our 2022 Impressionist Pinot Grigio. It’s an easy drinking wine that is universally beloved, making it the ideal choice for gatherings with friends and family – an atmosphere where the lively and sociable nature of Monkeys truly shine.

    10. ROOSTER

    Sign of the rooster

    Hardworking, courageous, and observant - (1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029)

    Much like the hardworking and courageous rooster, our 2020 Reserve Shiraz embodies a commitment to excellence through dedicated winemaking. Crafted with care and sourced from only the finest parcels of fruit, this premium wine reflects the Rooster’s determination and perseverance. 

    11. DOG

    Sign of the dog

    Kind, Honest, and Loyal - (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030)

    Renowned for their lovely, honest, and kind demeanour, dogs are a natural match for our 2022 Clare's Secret Rosé. The wine's delicate pink hue and vibrant flavours of strawberry and pomegranate beautifully mirror the sweet and gentle disposition of a Dog.

    12. PIG

    sign of the pig

    Compassionate, Generous, and Loyal - (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031)

    Pigs, renowned for their compassion and generosity, find a perfect match in our 2022 Reserve Grenache and its accompanying gift box. Reflecting their generous nature, the inclusion of 2 wines from our Reserve collection makes it an elegant and sophisticated gift choice for Pigs to share with loved ones.

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