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