McLeish Estate Wines legendary Semillon Wins Four Trophies

McLeish Estate Wines legendary Semillon Wins Four Trophies

At the 38th Sydney International Wine Competition

McLeish Estate’s iconic Semillon range has been honored once again on the international stage, with the prestigious 38th Sydney International Wine Competition results being presented at the exhibition of Award winning wines  (11th February 2018). This year’s competition took place in October with 1757 wines judged from a record 13 countries. The international judging panel of fourteen highly experienced and credentialed judges, including five Masters of Wine, and chaired by Kym Milne MW for the 14th time. The Sydney International Wine Competition is unique amongst wine shows in that wines are judged alongside food, making it the most relevant wine competition for consumers.

McLeish Estate continued its stellar wine show performance, receiving a total of four Trophies awarded to the highly coveted McLeish Cellar Reserve Semillon’, receiving:

Schenker Australia Pty Ltd Perpetual Trophy for

Best Medium Bodied Dry White Table Wine of Competition

MCLEISH ESTATE CELLAR RESERVE SEMILLON 2009

Ernie Hunter Memorial Trophy for 

Best Lighter Bodied Dry White Table Wine of Competition

The Wine Society (Australia) Perpetual Trophy for 

Best White Table Wine of Competition

SIWC Perpetual Trophy for

Runner up to Best Wine of Competition

MCLEISH ESTATE CELLAR RESERVE SEMILLON 2007

“I am delighted with the four trophies for the 2007 Cellar Reserve Semillon, but the trophy for the 2009 Cellar Reserve Semillon is the one that displays consistently high pedigree of our single vineyard that has been producing Semillon since 1985. In the most recent showing results, McLeish Semillon has been awarded 34 trophies and 55 gold medals since the 2007 vintage” Bob McLeish says of the recent results.

All McLeish Semillons are handpicked and hand sorted in the vineyard, then they receive up to four weeks on yeast lees. And the results speak for themselves.

McLeish Cellar Reserve Semillon 2007 – 27 Trophies, 29 Gold

McLeish Cellar Reserve Semillon 2009 – 6 Trophies, 18 Gold

The 2007 Cellar Reserve Semillon $220 RRP. The 2009 Cellar Reserve Semillon $125 RRP These wines are available through the McLeish Estate cellar door and selected fine wine retailers nationally or via www.mcleishestatewines.com.au