FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4TH AUGUST 2014
McLeish Estate Dual Trophy Win at the 2014 Australian Boutique Wine Awards
McLeish Estate winery has asserted its position again as one of Australia’s most highly acclaimed boutique wine producers. The start of the 2014 national wine show calendar has seen seven (7) trophies being awarded to the range of McLeish Estate Semillon’s at the Sydney Royal Wine Show, as the Best NSW Wine, Best Aged White Wine, Best Single Vineyard Wine and Best Small Producer. While the Sydney International Wine Show awarded the Semillon as the Best Lighter Bodied Dry White Wine.
The family owned boutique winery has been reaching new and exciting height’s and with the announcement of the 2014 Boutique Wine Awards, on Friday 1st of August, awarding the McLeish Estate Cellar Reserve 2007 Semillon with the trophy for producing the Best Semillon and trophy for the Best White Wine of the show.
According to Huon Hooke Chairman of the Australian Boutique Wine Awards, “The trophy wine is a great semi- mature Semillon with straw and toast aromas, ideal colour and a rich but very fine palate, softly textured with great line and length. Shows very good developed characters and still has a big future”
- McLeish Estate 2007 Cellar Reserve Semillon RRP $85.00
Based in the oldest Australian wine growing region of Pokolbin in the Lower Hunter Valley the boutique winery has been successfully producing premium wines for the past 29 years, under the guidance of owners Robert & Maryanne McLeish overseeing all aspects of the family business. The wines are produced using only hand harvest fruit from the Estate on DeBeyer’s Road, then lavished with attention by our winemaker Andrew Thomas.
Owner Robert McLeish praises that “2014 has certainly marked milestone achievements for our family company – with the 2007 Cellar Reserve Semillon asserting the position as the most awarded, premier Australian Semillon. The Hunter Valley is the ultimate wine region in the world for produce some of the most iconic Semillons. The achievement of seven (7) trophies awarded to our Semillon just this year alone, is a true testament to our team’s efforts of a continuous focus on premier quality.”
The McLeish Estate wines are produced in small quantities and are only available at cellar door, prominent national restaurants and through the McLeish Estate website www.mcleishhunterwines.com.au
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