With over 30 Trophies, 50 Gold and a total of 124 Awards.

McLeish Estate are the most awarded boutique Semillon producer’s in Australia.

Creating a range of single vineyard Semillon’s that are acclaimed and celebrated throughout the world.

This is a true recognition of the premium quality and the attention to detail that is applied throughout the whole winemaking process.

Visit our online ‘Shop’ to view tasting notes on each available Semillon vintage.

Awards

2013 Semillon

96 Points in the 2015 James Halliday Wine Companion

Gold at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2014

Highly Recommended in Decanter Semillon Tasting

Silver at the Australian Boutique Winemakers Show

Silver at the Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show

Silver at the Australian Boutique Wine Awards

Bronze at the Australian National Wine Show

Bronze at the CITI NSW Wine Awards

Humpty Dumpty- James Halliday Top 100

2012 Semillon

Bronze at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2012

2011 Semillon

96 Points

GOLD & TROPHY at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2011

3 Star with Winestate Magazine New Releases 2011

Bronze at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2011

Silver at Wine Showcase Magazine

Bronze at the Cowra Wine Show 2012

James Halliday Companion 2013 rating 96

Silver at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2012

TOP 40 NSW Wine Awards 2012

Bronze at Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2013

2010 Semillon (Sold out)

Silver at NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show 2010

2009 Semillon

96 Points

96% JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 2011

Gold at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2009

Silver in the WinEstate Magazine 2009

Bronze at the WineWise Small Vigneron Wine Show 2009

Bronze at the Small Winemakers Show 2009

Top 40 “Best of the Best” NSW Wine Awards 2009

Silver at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2010

Bronze at the Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2010

Bronze at the Winewise Small Vigneron Awards 2010

Bronze at the National Boutique Wine Awards 2010

Bronze at NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show 2010

Gold at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2010

Gold at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2010

Top 40 “Best of the Best” NSW Wine Awards 2010

Silver at the National Wine Show of Australia 2010

Bronze at the Cowra Wine Show 2011

Gold at the Macquarie Bank Royal Easter Show 2011

Gold at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2011

Bronze at NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show 2011

Bronze at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2011

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2011

James Halliday’s Top Cellaring Selection for 2013- Top Semillon at 96 pointsf

Silver at the Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show Australia

Bronze at the CITI NSW Wine Awards

Gold at the Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show

Recommended at the Decanter Semillon Tasting 2014

Silver at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2014

Gold at the Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show

2008 Semillon

96points in the 2015 James Halliday Wine Companion

**** 4½ Stars at Winestate Magazine 2008

Gold at Winewise Small Vigneron Show 2008

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2008

Bronze at NSW Small Winemakers Show 2008

Bronze at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2008

Bronze at Cowra Wine Show 2008

Bronze at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2008

2007 Semillon

Australia’s Most Awarded Wine

97 points- 2015 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion

Gold Award – Winewise 2007(ACT)

BRONZE Award – at the New Zealand International Wine Show 2007

Gold Award – NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show,2007

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2007

BRONZE at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2007

*** 3½ STAR – Winestate Magazine 2007 Special Edition

Rated 95% – James Halliday’s Top 100 Wines of Australia 2007

Bronze at the Cowra Wine Show 2007

Gold at Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2008

Gold & Trophy at NSW Small Wine Makers Show 2008

Bronze at Cowra Wine Show 2008

Silver at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2008

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2008

Silver at Winewise Small Vigneron Show 2008

Bronze at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2008

Gold at Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2009

TOP GOLD at Winewise Small Vigneron Awards 2009

Gold at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2009

Silver at the Australian National Boutique Wine Show 2009

Silver at the Cowra Wine Show 2009

Bronze at the NSW Small Winemakers Show 2009

Silver at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2010

Gold at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2010

BEST WHITE WINE at SHOW – Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2010

Bronze at the National Wine Show of Australia 2010

Silver at the Cowra Wine Show 2011

Bronze at the Australian Boutique Wine Awards 2011

Gold at the Macquarie Bank Royal Easter Show 2011

Gold at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2011

96% JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 2012

Silver at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2011

Gold at the NSW Small Winemakers Show 2011

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2011

Gold & Trophy in the Best Semillon class at the International Wine Challenge 2012 (London)

Gold and Trophy in the Best Open Vintage Semillon class at the Macquarie Bank Royal Easter Show 2012

Blue Gold at Sydney International Wine Show 2011-2012 Top 100 wines and best Semillon in the medium bodied white wine class.

Gold at the Cowra Wine Show 2012

Silver at the Australian Boutique Wine Awards 2012

Gold at Australian Small Winemakers Show 2012

Silver at the CITI NSW Wine Awards 2013

Sydney International Wine Show 2013

Trophy – BEST WINE OF COMPETITION- Sydney International Wine Show 2013

Trophy – BEST WHITE WINE OF COMPETITION- Sydney International Wine Show 2013

Trophy – BEST LIGHTER BODIED DRY WHITE TABLE WINE- Sydney International Wine Show 2013

Gold in the Best Open Vintage Semillon class at the Macquarie Bank Royal Easter Show 2013

Gold in the Regional Semillon class at the London International Wine Challenge 2013

Silver in the Semillon class at the Decanter International Wine Challenge 2013

Gourmet Traveller- 2013 Great Australian White

Gold at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2013

Gold at the Dan Murphy’s National Wine Show Australia 2013

Gold- Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2014

Best Aged White Wine- Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2014

Best Single Vineyard Wine- Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2014

Best Small Producer Wine- Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2014

Best NSW Wine- Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2014

Blue/Gold- Top 100 Wines of Competition- Sydney International Wine Competition 2014

Trophy for Best Lighter Bodied Dry White Wine- Sydney International Wine Competition 2014

Silver in class at the London International Wine Competition 2014

Recommended in Decanter Semillon Tasting 2014

Australian Boutique Wine Awards

  • Trophy- Best Semillon of the Show
  • Trophy- Best White Wine of the Show

Hunter Valley Wine Show

  • Trophy – Best Named Vineyard White Wine
  • Trophy- Best Named Vineyard Wine

NSW Small Winemakers Wine Show

  • Trophy- Winetitles Trophy- Best Boutique White Wine of Show
  • Gold

Silver at the WineWise Small Vingeron Show

  • Humpty Dumpty- James Halliday Top 100

Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show

  • Trophy- Best Open Vintage White Wine
  • Gold

NSW Small Winemakers Show

  • Gold
  • Trophy – Best Semillon 2011 & Older
  • Trophy- Best White Wine of Show

2005 Semillon

Gold Award at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2005

Gold Award at the NSW Winemakers Show 2005

Blue Gold at Sydney International Wine Show 2005 Top 10%

Gold Award at Winewise Small Vigneron Award 2006

Gold Award at Australian Boutique Wine Award 2006

Bronze at New Zealand International Wine Show 2006

Gold at the Hunter Valley boutique Wine Show 2006

95% in James Halliday Wine Companion 2007

***** 5 star in the Winestate Magazine (top in category)

Gold Award at the Macquarie Bank Sydney Royal Wine Show 2007

Silver at Hunter Valley Wine Show 2007

Bronze at NSW Small Wine Makers Show 2007

Bronze at the Australian National Boutique Wine Show 2007

2004 Semillon

Gold at the Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2004

2003 Semillon

Gold at the Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2003

Bronze at Cowra Wine Show 2007

2002 Semillon NOW SOLD OUT

Top Gold Award at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2002

Gold Trophy at the Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2002

Rated 94% by James Halliday – Wine Companion 2002

Gold Trophy at the Australian Boutique Wine Show 2002

Bronze at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Show 2007

Silver at the Australian Small Winemakers Show 2007

Bronze at the Hunter Valley Wine Show 2009