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Talisman Geographe Riesling 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

A fresh lime juice of a nose with tropical touches and a full, but elegant, flavour profile. 3-5

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Brookland Valley Estate Margaret River Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

A richer riper style with layers of nutty oak, citrus blossom and lime zest aromas. Some sweetness on the fruit driven palate with bbq meat-like characters adding complexity. 5+

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Umamu Estate Margaret River Sparkling Chardonnay 2012

Posted: May 1, 2019

Fantastic for a 7-year-old; great colour, fine bead and lovely toasty complexity.

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My Other Self Reserve Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

A solid rich style with masses of lovely red fruit showing a perfumed lift, cedary oak, succulent acidity and ripe tannins.

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Mile from Nowhere Margaret River Shiraz 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Bright sweet primary fruit nose and a dry palate with lots of acidity and good tannin integration.

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Miles from Nowhere Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Smells of blackcurrants with a violet lift with more of the blackcurrant fruit following through onto the crunchy palate. Good line of acid.

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Plantagenet Three Lions Great Southern Pinot Noir 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Subdued nose opens up to a lush juicy aromatic palate showing excellent fruit freshness and firm drying tannins.

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Plantagenet Three Lions Great Southern Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

A pretty combination of lychee/tropical fruit aromas lift off the nose with the lively tropical fruits carrying through to the long palate.

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Plantagenet Three Lions Great Southern Riesling 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Warm tropical feel to the nose; hints of orange blossom and a full flavoured palate that exhibits a ripe fruit profile. Great example of style. 5+

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Plantagenet Lions Circle Great Southern Rosé 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Sherbet-like characters to the cherry bouquet with a soft gently sweet palate.

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Plantagenet Lions Circle Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Sarsaparilla-like sweet fruit aromas and earthy blackberry flavours. Some nice aged notes showing.

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Plantagenet Lions Circle Great Southern Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Restrained nutty fruit aromas but has powerful stonefruit flavours with some lively acidity. 5+

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Plantagenet Omrah Crossing Great Southern Shiraz 2015

Posted: May 1, 2019

A rich, beautifully ageing shiraz that has some light floral and spicy elements and warm finish.

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Plantagenet Omrah Crossing Great Southern Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

“A prickly” nose; hints of white pepper with subtle fruit flavours and a good phenolic line.

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After Hours Margaret River Shiraz 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

A lovely soft lifted black and red fruit nose that has a “rich polished” feel to it. Great concentration of rich fruit flavours with excellent mouthcoating tannins to balance.

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Galafrey Wines Reserve Great Southern Riesling 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Beautiful pure crisp citrus bouquet with subtle florals and some complexity evolving. Palate has lovely balance of fruit, acid and sweetness with a steely minerality line running through. 3-5

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Woody Nook Single Vineyard Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2015

Posted: May 1, 2019

Lovely balanced wine with lifted perfumed fruit, vibrant acidity and tannins nicely in check.

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Woody Nook Gallaghers Choice Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Posted: May 1, 2019

Good varietal fruit expression to the nose and a bright juicy fruit palate with succulent tannins.

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Wignalls Single Vineyard Albany Pinot Noir 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Mulberries lift off the nose while strawberries fill the mouth with flavour. Has some greenness with complex tannin profile.

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Fermoy Estate Margaret River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Funky flinty tropical nose and fresh vibrant palate underscored with nice mineral line.

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Fermoy Estate Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

A “serious” nose with great funky characters mixing with nettle-like aromas. A beautifully balanced palate that has lovely drive and intensity of varietal flavours.

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Fermoy Estate Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

A dark brooding style of cabernet with hints of olive tapenade-like aromas and fine dark fruit palate. Still very young. Needs time.

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Fermoy Estate Reserve Margaret River Shiraz 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Bright confectionery fruit bouquet with a dash of pepper and hint of mint and a solid straightforward red fruited palate.

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Fermoy Estate Reserve Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

A very intense fruit driven cabernet with a subtle bouquet of herbal aromas and the lovely acidity giving the palate freshness with a fine line of tannins.

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Fermoy Estate Reserve Margaret River Chardonnay 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

High impact wine with masses of intense varietal fruit characters, toasty line of oak and strong acidity. 3-5

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Rosabrook Single Vineyard Estate Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Posted: May 1, 2019

Deep crimson wine, bordering on black, with lifted blackcurrant fruit pastille bouquet and a big hit of oak and loads of juicy fruit flavours laced with grainy tannins.

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Rosabrook Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Slightly closed nose; opens up to rustic cassis fruit layered with cedary oak. Silk smooth savoury style of palate with lovely black fruit flavours and “voluminous” tannins.

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Rosabrook Margaret River Chardonnay 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Gooseberry-like bouquet with some sherbet characters. Palate is rich, savoury and weighty.

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Chalkboard Margaret River Chardonnay 2013

Posted: May 1, 2019

An exotic mix of gooseberry and mango aromas. Excellent bottle age characters on the palate. 3-5

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Chalkboard Great Southern Riesling 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Tropical fruit aromas with aged marmalade-like characters developing and more of those characters evident on the light fruit palate. 3-5

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Howard Park Margaret River Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Luscious exotic tropical bouquet and a fresh appealing palate with nice fruit drive and intensity. 3-5

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Howard Park Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Cassis aromas with a licorice backing and a vibrancy of blackberry and mulberry-like flavours and good weight of fine tannins.

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Story Bay Margaret River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Bright green pea aromas with an oaky background and a lifted aromatic palate that finishes on the sweet side.

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Deep Woods Single Vineyard Margaret River Cabernet Malbec 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

A deep crimson wine that one judge described as being “regal and complex”. Shy nose but opens up to sweet vanilla and blackberries with intense black fruit flavours.

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Deep Woods Single Vineyard Margaret River Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Pleasant uncomplicated wine with layers of fruit, oak and flinty fragrances. The long, balanced and very creamy palate has a generous explosion of lime fruit and melon flavours. 3-5

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Choosy Beggars Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Developed complexity of licorice aromas with cedary elements. Vibrant varietal fruit palate; loads of fruit sweetness with high acidity to balance and drying tannins.

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Choosy Beggars Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Bruised apple-like aromas. Good straightforward flavour profile with high level of acid.

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Choosy Beggars Margaret River Rosé 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Well made crisp and complex rose showing good balance between fruit, sweetness and phenolics.

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Thompson Estate The Specialist Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Posted: May 1, 2019

Savoury meaty elements to the intense blackcurrant bouquet. Soft, sweet and round in the mouth.

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Thompson Estate Margaret River Cabernet Merlot 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Confectionery Ribena bouquet with a floral perfumed lift. Lovely fleshy ripe black plum and cassis flavours with savoury complexity.

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Thompson Estate Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Lovely perfumed/jelly crystal-like aromas with a somewhat grippy herbal/cassis palate.

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Thompson Estate Margaret River Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Nose has hints of peaches, toasty oak and citrus with floral/grassy palate high in acidity. 3-5

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Myattsfield Perth Hills Swan Valley Pedro Ximenez NV

Posted: May 1, 2019

Nutty creamy nose with aromas of orange peel. Palate has viscosity with a sweetness and complexity of flavours.

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Myattsfield Perth Hills Rosé 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Complex confectionery nose with musky characters. Lovely dry crisp palate with good fruit sweetness to balance.

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Fuddling Cup Margaret River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Attractive lifted herbaceous nose and rich full flavoured palate; warm finish.

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Fuddling Cup Margaret River Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Toasty/lime cordial bouquet with kero-like aged notes. Good ageing flavour profile with phenolics adding structure.

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Fuddling Cup Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

Sweet dark fruit expression to the nose with nice depth of fruit cake-like flavours showing some age developing with good tannins.

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Zarephath Wines Single Vineyard Great Southern Porongurup Pinot Noir 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

A lovely example of the variety with an intriguing but restrained blue fruit bouquet and a complexity of savoury flavours layered with vibrant acidity and succulent tannins.

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Zarephath Wines Single Vineyard Great Southern Porongurup Syrah 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Old fashioned claret-like style of shiraz with a lifted floral/peppery bouquet and sweet fruit flavours with a dash of pepper.

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Zarephath Wines Single Vineyard Great Southern Porongurup Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Savoury toasty bouquet and very flavoursome nutty/nectarine flavours. Beautiful creamy mouthfeel and subtle oak. 3-5

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