Awards

Another top Winestate Award

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Awards

We are delighted to announce that the 2010 Estate Shiraz has been awarded 5 Stars in Winestate Magazine’s new release tastings. This elegant wine will be reviewed in the September/October Edition of Winestate Magazine and has been nominated for the Wine of the Year Finals. We will keep you posted.

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2009 She-Oak Hill Wins Winewise Gold Medal

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Awards, Releases

The recently released 2009 She-Oak Hill Estate Shiraz has been awarded a score of 55.5 /60  in the Winewise Small Vigneron Awards. This wine has maintained a proud tradition of gold medals in these awards for small wineries which crush less than 250 tonnes of fruit.  She-Oak Hill crushes around 20 tonnes. The judges’ comments published in the August edition of  Winewise are:

Highly Recommended: ‘The combination of perfectly ripe fruit and spiciness is very appealing, as is the nicely textured, long, balanced palate. ‘

This great result is supported by a rating of 92 in the 2011 Wine Companion and the comment - ’Solid red-purple; the generosity of the fruit is immediately evident on the bouquet and palate alike ….

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She-Oak Hill Shiraz Wins 5 star award in World’s Best Shiraz judging

Posted by Jane Leckie. Filed under Awards

She-Oak Hill is proud to announce that our 2008 Estate Shiraz has been awarded a Five Star rating in Winestate Magazine’s ‘World’s Greatest Shiraz Challenge’, equal top of it’s category. I call that ‘punching above your weight’.  Reviewed in the September edition of Winestate Magazine’s World’s Greatest Shiraz Challenge V the judges described the wine in these terms:  ’Stunning white/black pepper aromas with a generous dash of spice. Palate offers a seamless balance of serious oak with vibrant fleshy fruit and a sensible level of alcohol.’

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