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Cott & Co Fish Bar, WA and Ishizuka, VIC are the joint winners of Best Small Wine List – Maximum 50 wines

01 Dec 2020

Cott & Co Fish Bar, Cottesloe WA and Ishizuka, Melbourne VIC have both been awarded 3 glasses and are the joint winners of the competitive Best Small Wine List – Maximum 50 wines award at the 2020 Australia's Wine List of the Year Awards.

Cott & Co, Cottesloe WA / Ishizuka, Melbourne VIC

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For establishments that list no more than 50 wines, the Best Small Wine List – Maximum 50 Wines award, sponsored by Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, focuses on carefully thought-out, impeccably balanced, compact lists.

Located within the Cottesloe Beach Hotel, Cott & Co Fish Bar boasts stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant’s fitting seafood heavy menu is coupled by the extensive selection of by the glass WA wines.

Judges comments: 

I applaud the originally of a wine list like this which gives people another reason, other than the delicious food, to visit this fabulous beachside restaurant. To complement the local seafood and seasonal produce is a list focused on wines from maritime climates. The selection of labels is outstanding, sourced from far and wide, and arranged by origin and style. Take a vinous journey to atmospheric destinations such as the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Rías Baixas in Spain, Sardinia in Italy and Santorini in Greece. What’s more, the cocktails are slick, the prose informative and the art design simply stunning.

Cott& Co Fish Bar overview:

Cuisine: Seafood

Sommelier/s: Dan Wegener

Number of Wines: 50

Wines by the Glass: 45

Wine Price: $$

Address: Cottesloe Beach Hotel, 104 Marine Parade Cottesloe WA 6011

Phone:08 9383 1100

Web: http://www.cottesloebeachhotel.com.au

 

Ishizuka, Melbourne

A secret within Melbourne’s city centre, Ishizuka offers a refined Kaiseki experience, reflecting the pinnacle of fine dining in an intimate, subterranean restaurant space.

Judges comments:

Another strong list from last year’s joint winner Best Small List (under 50) with 41 handpicked wines from Australia and Europe that play beautifully to the restaurant’s theme of “lightness, finesse and purity.” Aromatic and unwooded whites lead the way, and in reds it’s all about medium bodied cool climate styles and lighter styles dominated by the pinot noir grape. And, of course, sake is a real feature.

Ishizuka overview:

Cuisine: Japanese

Sommelier/s: Sarah and David Lawler

Number of Wines: 41

Wines by the Glass: 27

Wine Price: $

Address: Level B01/139 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: 03 8594 0895

Web: https://www.ishizuka.com.au

Award sponsor:
Lord Nelson Brewery HotelThe Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel is Sydney’s oldest continually licensed hotel, located in the historic Rocks precinct and home of Australia’s oldest pub brewery. The Lord is recognised around the world for its award-winning natural ales, wine list, food and accommodation.

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