Winery Tasting Notes
Torbreck `Woodcutters` Shiraz 2014: Full of dense, savoury fruit, the 2014 vintage is a rich and complex wine. A dark cherry, central core of fruit gives way to an intense textural mid palate full of blueberry, cocoa, spice and dark chocolate. Whilst offering immense pleasure in its youth, the 2014 Woodcutter's Shiraz will no doubt to develop into an impressive wine with a few years in the cellar.
Head Red Shiraz 2014:Another exceptional year for Shiraz in the Barossa, the 2014 Head Red Shiraz includes 10 separate vineyard parcels in the final blend including these sites: Stone Well, Marananga, Greenock, Light Pass, Vine Vale and Lyndoch. Included in the blend is a small amount of Grenache, Mataro and Cabernet Sauvignon from Greenock for complexity. Matured for one year in 20% New Oak Foudre and the balance in old French 300L Hogsheads.
Steve Wiblin’s Erin Eyes Sangiovese 2013:A beautiful mix of sweet and savoury flavours with a tight tannin finish.Herbal and berry characters with a nice spice.
Voyager Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013:A vibrant blend with fresh and crunchy tropical and citrus fruit flavours. A small component of barrel fermentation and some lees contact offers additional complexity and texture to the palate, finishing with a clean, crisp, natural acidity
Night Harvest `5 Moons` Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2014:Ten Sisters Sauvignon Blanc has a delightfully fragrant and complex bouquet with underlying citrus aromas.The palate is crisp and lively, its elegant layers hinting of tropical fruit. The finish is long and well-balanced. The Sauvignon Blanc is given extended lees contact to create complexity, weight and aging potential.
Woodlands Chardonnay 2014:The nose reveals classic primary characters of peach, pear and stonefruit combining with toasty French oak notes.The palate a core of stone fruits, cashew and spice, and finishes bright with excellent natural acidity.
Medals & Trophies
Woodlands Chardonnay 2014: - Rating 95 - James Halliday - Drink by 2024
Head Red Shiraz 2014: 92 Points Gary Walsh, The WineFront - Drink: 2016 - 2024
Steve Wiblin’s Erin Eyes Sangiovese 2013: Rating 91 Points. Wine Genius.- Drink to 2017,
Voyager Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013:Rated 92 points - James Halliday
Night Harvest `Reserve` Chardonnay 2011: Silver Medal - 2012 Australian Small Wine Makers Show. Bronze Medal - 2012 Royal Hobart Wine Show
Woodlands Chardonnay 2014: Rating 95 - Drink by 2024 - James Halliday