2007 Allandale Semillon
"Beautifully toasty, honeyed lemon development obvious
on the nose with a generous yet elegant palate that is brimming over
with custard apple and crème brulle-like flavours."
"5 Stars", Winestate Magazine, July 2012
2011 Allandale Semillon
"Zesty lemon citrus and green straw nose. Palate is
bright and lively with lemon sorbet-like flavours. Good example of
"4 Stars", Winestate Magazine, July 2012
2004 Allandale Semillon
"Glowing, almost iridescent green gold; the screwcap
has done its job to perfection, allowing the wine to develop just
a touch of honey to join the citrus flavours, without a hint of tiredness.
Now or in another 10 years..."
James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2011
"The sister wine to this (an '03) won a trophy last
year and the price jumped 50%. Grab hold of this before it does the
Wine Uncovered, 2010
2008 Allandale Cabernet Sauvignon
"Moody fruit/oak aromas with intense depth of varietal
fruit and cedar oak on the palate."
Winestate Magazine, August 2010
2008 Allandale Chardonnay
"I used to drink a lot of this in my younger days
because it was always exceptional value for money. After tasting this,
clearly it still is. It is true to the Allandale style... A versatile
wine that will shine whether it be at a backyard barbeque or in a
classy restaurant. Good value..."
Allen, Manly Daily, July 24th 2009
"There's superb balance in this very attractive Hunter
wine. A blend of barrel fermented, wood aged and unoaked components
result in stone fruit/figgy characters and nutty nuances. Complex
of the Week, Winsor Dobbin, June 6th 2009
2007 Mathew Shiraz
"Here's terrific value in Hunter Shiraz... from grapes
from a Pokolbin vineyard with 40 year old, unirrigated vines..."
"Bright, clear crimson-purple; high-flavoured and
lively... intense blackberry and plum fruit offset by very integrated
American oak... excellent development potential..."
Halliday, NSW Wine Uncovered 2009