Hilltops, Southern New South Wales

Tyrrell's Wines

Belford Single Vineyard Hunter Sémillon 2009

Medium straw colour, green reflexes . Quite intense lemon oil , wax , wet wool , grassy notes . Quite deep and intense lemon , candle wax , grapefruit , with a touch of creamy , toasted notes . Long very balanced refreshing finish . Still very young but showing well and will continue to improve over the next 10-15 years — a month ago

Ira, Bob and 3 others liked this

De Bortoli

Noble One Botrytis Sémillon 2020

Sweet. Stone fruits (apricot and peach). I would score it higher if it had a bit more acidity. Enjoyed with a pear tart. — 2 months ago

Daniel, Ted and 6 others liked this

Clonakilla

Canberra District Shiraz Viognier 2014

Another favourite Australian Red but this 2014 vintage not showing as well as it normally does. I put it down to the vintage. Aromatically it is spicy but subdued; digging deeper there is earth and clove with herbs. With time, meaty aromas emerge. Perhaps more time will reveal more and provide more depth on the palate. — 3 months ago

Ira, Byron and 19 others liked this

Auntsfield

Single Vineyard Southern Valleys Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Fruity with pepper tone. K (7). Better with food. — 10 days ago

Brokenwood

Hunter Valley Shiraz 2018

Harmonious. Not too big. 14% abv. Delicious. — a month ago

Ted, Bob and 4 others liked this

Tyrrell's Wines

Vat 1 Hunter Valley Semillon 2017

World class! Stunning beauty of a wine. Silky, lemon-lime fruit with a very long finish. — 2 months ago

Ted, Ira and 4 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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I really need to get AUS Semillon into the rotation.
Andrew Cullimore

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Great pick that one @Byron Hewett , had it recently really is worth the effort to find !

Clonakilla

Canberra District Riesling 2025

Gorgeous. Light on its feet. Green apple. mineral. — a month ago

Kamall, Ted and 6 others liked this

Mount Pleasant Wines

Lovedale Hunter Valley Sémillon 2013

Medium lemon colour with green reflexes . On the nose quite intense lime syrup , lemon peel, with honey , green herbs and a candle wax note . On the palate lime cordial and pithy lemon rind notes with a honied richness. Quite high , almost saline acidity . Quite intense with good length and slightly honied , toasty , herbal tinged finish. This is drinking well now though still showing quite young . Drink over the next 10-15 years — 2 months ago

Tom, Tom and 2 others liked this

Auntsfield

Single Vineyard Southern Valleys Pinot Noir 2018

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9.3

On the bolder side, in a good way. — 2 months ago

Brokenwood

Hunter Valley Sémillon 2012

Light lemon colour . Beeswax , lemongrass , lemon peel on the nose. On the palate good body, with lemon and lime notes , beeswax and a herbaceous tinge . Still fresh acidity , this comes across as really quite young still, without the honied, toasty notes you expect with age . Still quite light on its feet, elegant and relatively lean . The length is ok , and perhaps lacks a little intensity on the mid palate , but for the basic Semillon this shows well . Drink now and over the next 10 years — 2 months ago

Ira, Tom and 4 others liked this