REVIEWS - SEMILLON
94 Pts - James Halliday
Australian Wine Companion, 2009 Edition
array of aromas from cut grass to a touch of citrus; a powerful palate
reflecting the bouquet; has depth and length."
Blue-Gold Medal - 2009
Sydney International Wine Show (Judged with food)
90 Pts - Ray Jordan's
WA Wine Guide 2008
"This wine makes an immediate impression on the nose with the blend of
lemon fruit and rich French oak from the partial barrel fermentation.
Reveals a beautiful fragrance with further breathing. The palate bursts
with nettle and citrus fruit flavours of nectarine and grapefruit.
Impressive wine that would cellar for a few years."
91 Pts - James Halliday
Australian Wine Companion, 2008 Edition
aromatic for young Semillon; citrus, herb and apple come through
strongly on both bouquet and palate; vibrant finish".
- 2007 Winestate Magazine
green bean aromas with a delicate hint of rose petals. Palate is
brimming over with intense, herbaceous flavours that linger long after
the wine is gone."
7 Silver Medals:
2006 Perth Royal Wine
2006 Hobart Royal Wine Show
2006 Margaret River Wine Show (top awarded Semillon in Class),
2006 Mt Barker Wine Show
2006 Bathurst Cool Climate Wine Show
2006 Murrumbateman Cool Climate Wine Show
Silver Medal -
2005 NSW Cool Climate Wine Show
Selected as '1 of
Australia's Top 10 Semillons' for Amberley Estate's 2005 Semillon &
Best Semillon Trophy &
Gold Medal - 2004 Margaret River Wine Show
outstanding wine, a unanimous Gold. A perfect example of Margaret
2005 Winestate Magazine
95 Pts - James Halliday
Australian Wine Companion, 2006 Edition
'Best of the Best'
Wines - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion, 2006 Edition
and flowery, unusually so for Semillon; intensely focussed, building
flavour progressively through the palate; good now, even better in the
future. Good value."
Selected as '1 of
Australia's Top 10 Semillons' for Amberley Estate's 2004 Semillon &
91 Pts - Campbell
Mattinson, Sommelier Magazine
gleaming diamond-like appearance. This is a beauty. Flavours of granite,
thistle, lemon and nectarine spoken in delicate dry finishing terms."