A multi-award winner: 1 Trophy and 4 Gold medals, as well as also being the first wine from NSW to win the Great Shiraz Challenge in the competition's 21 year history!
Unique wines from a remarkable place.
- NSW - Hilltops
- New South Wales
Block 7A; leaf-plucked, shoot-thinned, crop-thinned; 2.5t/ha; hand-picked; 35% whole bunches; 5-day cold soak, cool ferment, matured 11 months in three French puncheons (one new). Winner Great Australian Shiraz Challenge '14, golds Melbourne and NSW Small Makers. Has Moppity stamped all over the bouquet and palate; intense black cherry, licorice, blackberry and spice fruit has engulfed the French oak, and the tannins are gloriously fine and supple. 190 dozen made. Rating 97 - Drink by 2038, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (DEC/2014).
Winery Tasting Notes
2013 was a great vintage in the Hilltops region, delivering Shiraz of both power and elegance. Exotic aromas of red fruits, game, spice and floral notes follow on the long, refined and textural palate.
Medals & Trophies
Trophy - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge - Australia's Best Shiraz - 2014
Gold Medal - National Cool Climate Wine Show 2014
Gold Medal - Great Shiraz Challenge - First NSW Wine to win in the competition's 21 year history.