Aussie & New Zealand Premium Mixed White Wine - 6 Pack
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This is Great……and Here’s Why!

A brilliant, delicious mix of premium Aussie and New Zealand white wines. Award winning wines that are judged by some of the harshest wine critics. A great value of Australian and New Zealand whites at $39 a bottle. Buy Singapore's favourite wines today.

1 x Brokenwood Late Picked Semillon 2021 ~ Hunter Valley, NSW , Australia

5 star winery James Halliday (2016 vintage)

The winemaker "Beautiful green/yellow colour with great aromas of fresh apple and tropical fruits. These carry to the palate and are given a bit more prominence due to the slightly riper grapes. The sweetness is balanced by the fresh apple acidity that runs through to the finish. With 10.5% alcohol, this is a refreshing and easy-drinking wine".

The winemaker "Brokenwood has quite a history of Late Picked styles starting in 1983 and we have used Semillon, Gewurztraminer from the Hunter and Riesling from McLaren Vale. The fruit is allowed to get a bit riper and then the fermentation stopped when there was a perfect balance between acid, sugar and alcohol."

James Halliday "A deservedly fashionable winery producing consistently excellent wines. Its big-selling Hunter Semillon provides the volume to balance the limited quantities of the flagships ILR Semillon and Graveyard Shiraz. Brokenwood purchased the Graveyard Vineyard from Hungerford Hill in '78 and has been working to totally rehabilitate the vineyard over the ensuing decades. It's been a vine by vine exercise, with a degree of experimentation of rootstocks and clonal material from other, even older vineyards. Next, there is a range of wines coming from regions including Beechworth (a major resource is the associated Indigo Vineyard), Orange, Central Ranges, McLaren Vale, Cowra and elsewhere. In 2017 Iain Riggs celebrated his 35th vintage at the helm of Brokenwood, offering a unique mix of winemaking skills, management of a diverse business, and an unerring ability to keep Brokenwood's high profile fresh and newsworthy. He has also contributed a great deal to various wine industry organisations."

Established in 1970 Brokenwood Wines is one of Australia's most reputable premium wine labels and a must-visit in the Hunter Valley. It was established by Australia's leading wine critic, James Halliday.

Consistently listed as a 5-star winery, Brokenwood is home to the famous Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz, the highly acclaimed ILR Reserve Semillon, and the popular Cricket Pitch Range.

1 x Catalina Sounds Pinot Gris 2021 - Marlborough, New Zealand

This acclaimed vineyard has won many awards for this wine.

4.5 Stars - Michael Cooper

Bronze - Air New Zealand WIne Awards (2017 vintage)
Gold - Sydney International Wine Competition (2016 vintage)
Gold - Marlborough Wine Show (2016 vintage)
Bronze - Air New Zealand Wine Awards (2016 vintage)

4 Stars Winestate Magazine (2016 vintage)

Since the release of Catalina Sounds Pinot Gris, the vineyard has been consistently awarded.

The Real Review. Bob Campbell & Huan Hooke "Top 2016 Pinot Gris"

Michael Cooper "The attractive 2021 vintage (4.5*) was principally (75 per cent) estate-grown in the Sound of White vineyard in the upper Waihopai Valley. Blended with Awatere Valley grapes (25 per cent), it was mostly handled in tanks, with some use of old oak barrels. Full-bodied, it is finely poised, with generous pear and spice flavours, showing a distinct touch of complexity, excellent delicacy and balance (5.2 grams/litre of residual sugar), and an invitingly scented bouquet. Best drinking mid-2023+."

Winestate Magazine 2016 Vintage "Attractively scented, with mouth filling body and strong, ripe peach and pear-like flavours. Fresh and finely textured, with slightly mealy notes."

Malborough based award winning winery, Catalina Sounds is known for wines which harness the purity and vibrancy of Marlborough’s climate and landscape. The name Catalina Sounds evolved from the majestic Catalina flying boats that played a vital role across the South pacific during and after World War II.

1 x Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2022 - Marlborough, New Zealand

90/100 Bob Campbell
93/100 Bob Campbell (2021 vintage)
95/100 Bob Campbell (2020 vintage)
91/100 James Suckling (2020 vintage)
91/100 Bob Campbell (2019 vintage)
Bronze - Robert Parker (2019 vintage)
Bronze - Wine Spectator (2018 vintage)
Bronze - Wine Spectator (2017 vintage)
Bronze - Decanter (2016 vintage)

Gold - International Wine Challenge (2020 vintage)
Silver - London Wine Competition (2020 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine Challenge (2019 vintage)
Bronze - New Zealand Wine of the Year (2019 vintage)
94 Points and 5 Stars - Wine Orbit (2017 vintage)
Bronze - Hong Kong IWSC (2017 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine & Spirits Competition (2017 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine Challenge (2017 vintage)

Bob Campbell "Light, fresh, mouth-watering wine with restrained passionfruit, lemongrass and lime zest. Restrained wine with appealing purity. Made with a light touch. Would be better if the volume was turned up a bit."

Matt Ward "Preserved citrus, elderflower, subtle tropical fruit and a touch of Jalapeño create enticing aromatics. Beautiful intensity of flavour from start to finish, with crisp and juicy minerality, medium fruit weight and threaded together with a fine line of texture. A reflection of excellent vineyards and winemaking style in a challenging season."

Bob Campbell "Weighty, textural sauvignon blanc with lime, grapefruit, passionfruit, feijoa and lemongrass flavours supported by delicious, mouth-watering acidity. A punchy wine that is classically Marlborough" (2020 vintage)

Bob Campbell "Gently tangy sauvignon blanc with lime zest, passionfruit and peppery capsicum flavours. Subtle fruit sweetness contrasts nicely with the wines grassy character. An ethereal texture adds further appeal." (2019 vintage)

Robert Parker "Pungent hints of green onion appear on the nose of the 2019 Sauvignon Blanc, accenting white grapefruit, fig and melon notes. It's medium-bodied, slightly creamy in texture, with a smooth feel, adequate concentration and medium-length finish. Drink it over the next year or two." (2019 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Bright and lemony, set on a light and refreshing frame, with a touch of freshly grated ginger lingering on the finish. Appealingly transparent and intense. Drink now. 25,000 cases made, 2,500 cases imported. — MW" (2018 vintage)

Wine Orbit "Offering outstanding fruit purity and intensity, the wine shows kaffir lime, Granny Smith apple, jalapeno and white floral characters on the nose, leading to a concentrated palate that's pristine and flavoursome. It's fabulously composed and expressed with a lingering delicious finish. At its best: now to 2025." (2017 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Peach, apricot and pineapple notes are juicy and refreshing, with spice, lanolin and chamomile aromas lingering on a plump, fleshy frame. Drink now. 34,000 cases made, 1,000 cases imported. — MW" (2017 vintage)

Marlborough based award-winning winery, Catalina Sounds is known for wines that harness the purity and vibrancy of Marlborough’s climate and landscape. The name Catalina Sounds evolved from the majestic Catalina flying boats that played a vital role across the South Pacific during and after World War II.

1 x Corymbia Chenin Blanc 2018 - Swan Valley, Western Australia

THIS IS GREAT……AND HERE’S WHY!

95/100 Ray Jordan
93/100 The Wine Front
91/100 Nick Stock

Ray Jordan "This is bloody marvellous Chenin Blanc. It was made by Rob and Genevieve Mann from fruit grown on Tony Mann’s property. Sure, it was a very good year, but it has been handled deftly to capture all those essential goodies from a variety that sings from the Swan. Controlled tropical fruits, with minerally citrus character and a lively fine acidity, are in perfect balance. Just love the palate."

Campbell Mattinson "Soft acidity, fluid flavour, a semblance of texture and lovely length. ...There’s a lilt to this wine, a carry. Watercress, pears and apples. It has enough to satisfy but it’s elegance personified."

Nick Stock "Here’s a delicious Chenin blanc that shows dried apple rind, cooked pears, fresh herbs and freshly squeezed nectarines. Medium body, bright and fine acidity and a medium finish."

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front) "Precise and racy style, kept in check with limey acidity and chalky phenolic grip. Actually, so much grip, rivulets of talc-and-salt-like pucker and chew. Serious structure and finesse in tow. Lime, tonic water, mixed minerals. Whoosh. Belter of a wine."

Gourmet Traveller Wine "Multiple releases of Corymbia Chenin blanc have impressed.....The wines under the Corymbia label have been outstanding."

Gourmet Traveller Wine "Corymbia is one of the most exciting wine projects to emerge from Western Australia in a decade. The combination of a distinguished winemaking family, the reinvention of a much-maligned wine region, the unlocking of the potential of a mature vineyard and a general sense of creativity, have all contributed to a strong currency.

Corymbia is the newish project of Rob and Genevieve Mann. The Mann family, of course, are generational wine producers in WA, with a history of iconic wines and vineyards. Rob, formerly working with Hardys, Cape Mentelle and Newton Vineyard in Napa Valley, has returned home and made a mark.

The family vineyard in Swan Valley is dry grown and organically farmed. While winemaking draws on the Manns’ suite of expertise and diversity of influences, it has been pared back for Corymbia, letting the fruit and character of the wines take the spotlight.

That Swan Valley has been put on a pedestal is wonderful, and a celebration of older vineyards, unique soil profile and a general sense of generational endeavour is exciting for the region. There’s an undercurrent of winemakers amplifying the region’s potential, but arguably Corymbia is the current totem."

Huon Hooke "The Mann family are winemaking royalty in Western Australia."

Corymbia is a new winery launched by one of the founding families of Western Australian wine. The Manns have grown grapes and made wine in the Swan Valley, Western Australia's oldest wine-growing region for over a century. Corymbia wines are critically acclaimed, organically-farmed, single-vineyard wines. Founder, Rob Mann is considered one of Australia's best contemporary winemakers. He was the senior winemaker at Hardy’s Tintara, and Cape Mentelle, where during his ten-year tenure the winery was twice awarded 'Australia's Producer of the Year' and Rob 'Australian Winemaker of the Year'. Prior to founding Corymbia he was Senior Winemaker at LVMH’s Newton Vineyard in the Napa Valley.

1 x Hewitson Gun Metal Eden Valley Riesling 2021 - Eden Valley, Barossa, South Australia

94/100 James Suckling
94/100 James Halliday (2019 vintage)
96/100 James Halliday (2017 vintage)
95/100 Jeremy Oliver (2017 vintage)
91/100 The Wine Front (2017 vintage)
90/100 Wine Enthusiast (2017 vintage)
93/100 The Wine Front (2016 vintage)
92/100 Jeremy Oliver (2016 vintage)
92/100 Wine Spectator (2016 vintage)
91/100 Vinous Antonio Galloni (2016 vintage)

Silver - Australian Wine Companion
James Halliday 5 Star Winery
James Halliday Top 100 Winery 2017

James Suckling "Offers fresh lemon, apple and pear, as well as sweetly fragrant spice. Pure and sleek palate with crisp apple, pear and lemon building into the long finish. Drink or hold. Screw cap."

Tyson Stelzer "True to its name, this riesling is built around a steely, high tensile backbone and chalky mineral structure. It’s a taut and pristine style of pretty lemon blossom perfume, granny smith apple and lime zest fruit, carrying with impressive persistence and tightly coiled focus." (2019 vintage)

James Halliday "Low yields across the Clare and Eden Valleys occasioned by the relentlessly dry growing season have come good with very concentrated flavours. (2019 vintage)

Qantas Magazine "Aromas of lime, petals, minerals and talc. The palate showcases citrus, mineral and powder dry finish." (2019 vintage)

The Winemaker "The palate is delicate, refined and intense, with a firm, dry finish and lingering aftertaste. Citrus, mineral and powder-dry finish." (2019 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Light and crisp, with pear and lime flavors that are appealing and straightforward. Drink now." (2017 vintage)

Wine Enthusiast "This is a steely, flinty Riesling....fruit: lemons, apples and orange peel, on the nose. But the palate is all about the flinty minerality."

Wine Spectator "Finds a balance between elegance and power, with a light and lively body. Offers intense notes of peach blossom, lime zest and honeysuckle. Vibrant and juicy on the finish, where a hint of fresh ginger chimes in. (2016 vintage)

Frederick Wildman "Eden Valley is recognised as one of the world’s great Riesling regions. This single-vineyard is recognised as one of the best Eden Valley vineyards. The specific topography and mineral profile provide ideal conditions for Riesling. Gun Metal describes the grey-coloured stone amongst the vineyard while symbolizing the steely minerality of the wine. Lime minerals and powder. Citrus, especially lime predominates the flavour profile while carrying the trademark minerality that Gun Metal is renowned for."

Australian Wine Companion "Established in 1998 Hewitson winery is situated in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the historic Seppeltsfield Road and boasts some of the oldest vines in the world. Hewitson fruit is sourced from historic, dry-grown vineyards in the Barossa Valley and also from single-site vineyards in Eden Valley, McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills."

Frederick Wildman "Dean Hewitson founded his eponymous winery in 1998. He is a highly respected Australian winemaker ...Hewitson has worked at wineries in Australia, France, Italy and Oregon. Hewitson then moved to the U.S. where he earned a Masters from UC-Davis. On his return home, Dean brought a wealth of knowledge, practical experience and a driving passion to produce wines not only from Barossa Valley but also from the McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills regions.

Hewitson fundamentally believes great wines are the expression of the soils they are grown in and the season in which they are grown. With his longstanding focus on terroir—specific terroir plots in fact—many of Hewitson’s wines are single vineyard. He sources grapes from not only his own vineyards but also from long-standing grower contracts including a few sourced from some of the oldest living, still productive vines on plots that date back to the mid-19th century and are pre-phylloxera. His ‘Old Garden’ Mourvèdre is a single-vineyard wine, whose vines were planted in 1853 in Barossa Valley and are reputed to be the oldest Mourvèdre vines in the world. Hewitson’s ‘Miss Harry’ is sourced from a Grenache vineyard planted in 1880, also thought to be the oldest Grenache in existence.

Due to Hewitson’s education and experience in Australia, California and France, Hewitson wines combine Old-World traditions with New-World fruit purity. And while he clearly excels with Rhône Valley grape varieties, Hewitson also produces award-winning Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. A practitioner in solar energy, water recycling and encouraging natural biodiversity, Hewitson produces wines in an environmentally sustainable fashion."

James Halliday "Dean Hewitson was a winemaker at Petaluma [one of Australia's leading wineries] for 10 years, during which time he managed to do three vintages in France and one in Oregon as well as undertaking his Masters at the University of California, Davis. It is hardly surprising that the wines are immaculately made from a technical viewpoint. Dean sources 30-year-old Riesling from the Eden Valley and 70-year-old shiraz from McLaren Vale; he also makes a Barossa Valley Mourvedre from vines planted in 1853 at Rowland Flat, and Barossa Valley Shiraz and Grenache from 60-year-old vines at Tanunda."

1 x In Dreams Chardonnay 2020 ~ Yarra Valley, Australia

Silver 93/100 Campbell Mattinson (2016 vintage)
James Halliday Five Star Rating (2016 vintage)
Handcrafted, micro-winery (2016 vintage)

Campbell Mattinson - "Lots going on and the volume to carry it. Wood smoke, preserved lemons, nougat, and roasted nuts, a gun smoke character too. Pears, tinned. Oatmeal. It's lively, expressive and textural, the finish satisfying. Nothing at all wimpy; it's a mouthful of flavour."

Swiss born head winemaker, Nina Stocker is the daughter of eminent wine scientist Dr John Stocker. Nina was born and raised in a small town on the border of the Alsace wine region in Switzerland and it was her family’s involvement in the local village vineyard which paved the way for her future career as a Winemaker.

Nina has worked vintages in McLaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Barolo (Italy), Rhone Valley (France), Alentejo (Portugal), and New Zealand.

In Dreams have won medals for both their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. In Dreams source their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from three low yielding, premium quality vineyards. The vineyards are predominantly from the upper Yarra Valley due to the cooler micro climate that helps them capture the elegance and finesse of this noble variety.

In Dreams are focused on allowing the vineyards to express themselves in the resulting wines using traditional winemaking techniques such as small batch fermentation, wild yeast and the delicate use of French oak.

A brilliant, delicious mix of premium Aussie and New Zealand white wines. Award winning wines that are judged by some of the harshest wine critics. A great value of Australian and New Zealand whites at $39 a bottle. Buy Singapore's favourite wines today.

1 x Brokenwood Late Picked Semillon 2021 ~ Hunter Valley, NSW , Australia

5 star winery James Halliday (2016 vintage)

The winemaker "Beautiful green/yellow colour with great aromas of fresh apple and tropical fruits. These carry to the palate and are given a bit more prominence due to the slightly riper grapes. The sweetness is balanced by the fresh apple acidity that runs through to the finish. With 10.5% alcohol, this is a refreshing and easy-drinking wine".

The winemaker "Brokenwood has quite a history of Late Picked styles starting in 1983 and we have used Semillon, Gewurztraminer from the Hunter and Riesling from McLaren Vale. The fruit is allowed to get a bit riper and then the fermentation stopped when there was a perfect balance between acid, sugar and alcohol."

James Halliday "A deservedly fashionable winery producing consistently excellent wines. Its big-selling Hunter Semillon provides the volume to balance the limited quantities of the flagships ILR Semillon and Graveyard Shiraz. Brokenwood purchased the Graveyard Vineyard from Hungerford Hill in '78 and has been working to totally rehabilitate the vineyard over the ensuing decades. It's been a vine by vine exercise, with a degree of experimentation of rootstocks and clonal material from other, even older vineyards. Next, there is a range of wines coming from regions including Beechworth (a major resource is the associated Indigo Vineyard), Orange, Central Ranges, McLaren Vale, Cowra and elsewhere. In 2017 Iain Riggs celebrated his 35th vintage at the helm of Brokenwood, offering a unique mix of winemaking skills, management of a diverse business, and an unerring ability to keep Brokenwood's high profile fresh and newsworthy. He has also contributed a great deal to various wine industry organisations."

Established in 1970 Brokenwood Wines is one of Australia's most reputable premium wine labels and a must-visit in the Hunter Valley. It was established by Australia's leading wine critic, James Halliday.

Consistently listed as a 5-star winery, Brokenwood is home to the famous Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz, the highly acclaimed ILR Reserve Semillon, and the popular Cricket Pitch Range.

1 x Catalina Sounds Pinot Gris 2021 - Marlborough, New Zealand

This acclaimed vineyard has won many awards for this wine.

4.5 Stars - Michael Cooper

Bronze - Air New Zealand WIne Awards (2017 vintage)
Gold - Sydney International Wine Competition (2016 vintage)
Gold - Marlborough Wine Show (2016 vintage)
Bronze - Air New Zealand Wine Awards (2016 vintage)

4 Stars Winestate Magazine (2016 vintage)

Since the release of Catalina Sounds Pinot Gris, the vineyard has been consistently awarded.

The Real Review. Bob Campbell & Huan Hooke "Top 2016 Pinot Gris"

Michael Cooper "The attractive 2021 vintage (4.5*) was principally (75 per cent) estate-grown in the Sound of White vineyard in the upper Waihopai Valley. Blended with Awatere Valley grapes (25 per cent), it was mostly handled in tanks, with some use of old oak barrels. Full-bodied, it is finely poised, with generous pear and spice flavours, showing a distinct touch of complexity, excellent delicacy and balance (5.2 grams/litre of residual sugar), and an invitingly scented bouquet. Best drinking mid-2023+."

Winestate Magazine 2016 Vintage "Attractively scented, with mouth filling body and strong, ripe peach and pear-like flavours. Fresh and finely textured, with slightly mealy notes."

Malborough based award winning winery, Catalina Sounds is known for wines which harness the purity and vibrancy of Marlborough’s climate and landscape. The name Catalina Sounds evolved from the majestic Catalina flying boats that played a vital role across the South pacific during and after World War II.

1 x Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc 2022 - Marlborough, New Zealand

90/100 Bob Campbell
93/100 Bob Campbell (2021 vintage)
95/100 Bob Campbell (2020 vintage)
91/100 James Suckling (2020 vintage)
91/100 Bob Campbell (2019 vintage)
Bronze - Robert Parker (2019 vintage)
Bronze - Wine Spectator (2018 vintage)
Bronze - Wine Spectator (2017 vintage)
Bronze - Decanter (2016 vintage)

Gold - International Wine Challenge (2020 vintage)
Silver - London Wine Competition (2020 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine Challenge (2019 vintage)
Bronze - New Zealand Wine of the Year (2019 vintage)
94 Points and 5 Stars - Wine Orbit (2017 vintage)
Bronze - Hong Kong IWSC (2017 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine & Spirits Competition (2017 vintage)
Bronze - International Wine Challenge (2017 vintage)

Bob Campbell "Light, fresh, mouth-watering wine with restrained passionfruit, lemongrass and lime zest. Restrained wine with appealing purity. Made with a light touch. Would be better if the volume was turned up a bit."

Matt Ward "Preserved citrus, elderflower, subtle tropical fruit and a touch of Jalapeño create enticing aromatics. Beautiful intensity of flavour from start to finish, with crisp and juicy minerality, medium fruit weight and threaded together with a fine line of texture. A reflection of excellent vineyards and winemaking style in a challenging season."

Bob Campbell "Weighty, textural sauvignon blanc with lime, grapefruit, passionfruit, feijoa and lemongrass flavours supported by delicious, mouth-watering acidity. A punchy wine that is classically Marlborough" (2020 vintage)

Bob Campbell "Gently tangy sauvignon blanc with lime zest, passionfruit and peppery capsicum flavours. Subtle fruit sweetness contrasts nicely with the wines grassy character. An ethereal texture adds further appeal." (2019 vintage)

Robert Parker "Pungent hints of green onion appear on the nose of the 2019 Sauvignon Blanc, accenting white grapefruit, fig and melon notes. It's medium-bodied, slightly creamy in texture, with a smooth feel, adequate concentration and medium-length finish. Drink it over the next year or two." (2019 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Bright and lemony, set on a light and refreshing frame, with a touch of freshly grated ginger lingering on the finish. Appealingly transparent and intense. Drink now. 25,000 cases made, 2,500 cases imported. — MW" (2018 vintage)

Wine Orbit "Offering outstanding fruit purity and intensity, the wine shows kaffir lime, Granny Smith apple, jalapeno and white floral characters on the nose, leading to a concentrated palate that's pristine and flavoursome. It's fabulously composed and expressed with a lingering delicious finish. At its best: now to 2025." (2017 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Peach, apricot and pineapple notes are juicy and refreshing, with spice, lanolin and chamomile aromas lingering on a plump, fleshy frame. Drink now. 34,000 cases made, 1,000 cases imported. — MW" (2017 vintage)

Marlborough based award-winning winery, Catalina Sounds is known for wines that harness the purity and vibrancy of Marlborough’s climate and landscape. The name Catalina Sounds evolved from the majestic Catalina flying boats that played a vital role across the South Pacific during and after World War II.

1 x Corymbia Chenin Blanc 2018 - Swan Valley, Western Australia

THIS IS GREAT……AND HERE’S WHY!

95/100 Ray Jordan
93/100 The Wine Front
91/100 Nick Stock

Ray Jordan "This is bloody marvellous Chenin Blanc. It was made by Rob and Genevieve Mann from fruit grown on Tony Mann’s property. Sure, it was a very good year, but it has been handled deftly to capture all those essential goodies from a variety that sings from the Swan. Controlled tropical fruits, with minerally citrus character and a lively fine acidity, are in perfect balance. Just love the palate."

Campbell Mattinson "Soft acidity, fluid flavour, a semblance of texture and lovely length. ...There’s a lilt to this wine, a carry. Watercress, pears and apples. It has enough to satisfy but it’s elegance personified."

Nick Stock "Here’s a delicious Chenin blanc that shows dried apple rind, cooked pears, fresh herbs and freshly squeezed nectarines. Medium body, bright and fine acidity and a medium finish."

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front) "Precise and racy style, kept in check with limey acidity and chalky phenolic grip. Actually, so much grip, rivulets of talc-and-salt-like pucker and chew. Serious structure and finesse in tow. Lime, tonic water, mixed minerals. Whoosh. Belter of a wine."

Gourmet Traveller Wine "Multiple releases of Corymbia Chenin blanc have impressed.....The wines under the Corymbia label have been outstanding."

Gourmet Traveller Wine "Corymbia is one of the most exciting wine projects to emerge from Western Australia in a decade. The combination of a distinguished winemaking family, the reinvention of a much-maligned wine region, the unlocking of the potential of a mature vineyard and a general sense of creativity, have all contributed to a strong currency.

Corymbia is the newish project of Rob and Genevieve Mann. The Mann family, of course, are generational wine producers in WA, with a history of iconic wines and vineyards. Rob, formerly working with Hardys, Cape Mentelle and Newton Vineyard in Napa Valley, has returned home and made a mark.

The family vineyard in Swan Valley is dry grown and organically farmed. While winemaking draws on the Manns’ suite of expertise and diversity of influences, it has been pared back for Corymbia, letting the fruit and character of the wines take the spotlight.

That Swan Valley has been put on a pedestal is wonderful, and a celebration of older vineyards, unique soil profile and a general sense of generational endeavour is exciting for the region. There’s an undercurrent of winemakers amplifying the region’s potential, but arguably Corymbia is the current totem."

Huon Hooke "The Mann family are winemaking royalty in Western Australia."

Corymbia is a new winery launched by one of the founding families of Western Australian wine. The Manns have grown grapes and made wine in the Swan Valley, Western Australia's oldest wine-growing region for over a century. Corymbia wines are critically acclaimed, organically-farmed, single-vineyard wines. Founder, Rob Mann is considered one of Australia's best contemporary winemakers. He was the senior winemaker at Hardy’s Tintara, and Cape Mentelle, where during his ten-year tenure the winery was twice awarded 'Australia's Producer of the Year' and Rob 'Australian Winemaker of the Year'. Prior to founding Corymbia he was Senior Winemaker at LVMH’s Newton Vineyard in the Napa Valley.

1 x Hewitson Gun Metal Eden Valley Riesling 2021 - Eden Valley, Barossa, South Australia

94/100 James Suckling
94/100 James Halliday (2019 vintage)
96/100 James Halliday (2017 vintage)
95/100 Jeremy Oliver (2017 vintage)
91/100 The Wine Front (2017 vintage)
90/100 Wine Enthusiast (2017 vintage)
93/100 The Wine Front (2016 vintage)
92/100 Jeremy Oliver (2016 vintage)
92/100 Wine Spectator (2016 vintage)
91/100 Vinous Antonio Galloni (2016 vintage)

Silver - Australian Wine Companion
James Halliday 5 Star Winery
James Halliday Top 100 Winery 2017

James Suckling "Offers fresh lemon, apple and pear, as well as sweetly fragrant spice. Pure and sleek palate with crisp apple, pear and lemon building into the long finish. Drink or hold. Screw cap."

Tyson Stelzer "True to its name, this riesling is built around a steely, high tensile backbone and chalky mineral structure. It’s a taut and pristine style of pretty lemon blossom perfume, granny smith apple and lime zest fruit, carrying with impressive persistence and tightly coiled focus." (2019 vintage)

James Halliday "Low yields across the Clare and Eden Valleys occasioned by the relentlessly dry growing season have come good with very concentrated flavours. (2019 vintage)

Qantas Magazine "Aromas of lime, petals, minerals and talc. The palate showcases citrus, mineral and powder dry finish." (2019 vintage)

The Winemaker "The palate is delicate, refined and intense, with a firm, dry finish and lingering aftertaste. Citrus, mineral and powder-dry finish." (2019 vintage)

Wine Spectator "Light and crisp, with pear and lime flavors that are appealing and straightforward. Drink now." (2017 vintage)

Wine Enthusiast "This is a steely, flinty Riesling....fruit: lemons, apples and orange peel, on the nose. But the palate is all about the flinty minerality."

Wine Spectator "Finds a balance between elegance and power, with a light and lively body. Offers intense notes of peach blossom, lime zest and honeysuckle. Vibrant and juicy on the finish, where a hint of fresh ginger chimes in. (2016 vintage)

Frederick Wildman "Eden Valley is recognised as one of the world’s great Riesling regions. This single-vineyard is recognised as one of the best Eden Valley vineyards. The specific topography and mineral profile provide ideal conditions for Riesling. Gun Metal describes the grey-coloured stone amongst the vineyard while symbolizing the steely minerality of the wine. Lime minerals and powder. Citrus, especially lime predominates the flavour profile while carrying the trademark minerality that Gun Metal is renowned for."

Australian Wine Companion "Established in 1998 Hewitson winery is situated in the heart of the Barossa Valley on the historic Seppeltsfield Road and boasts some of the oldest vines in the world. Hewitson fruit is sourced from historic, dry-grown vineyards in the Barossa Valley and also from single-site vineyards in Eden Valley, McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills."

Frederick Wildman "Dean Hewitson founded his eponymous winery in 1998. He is a highly respected Australian winemaker ...Hewitson has worked at wineries in Australia, France, Italy and Oregon. Hewitson then moved to the U.S. where he earned a Masters from UC-Davis. On his return home, Dean brought a wealth of knowledge, practical experience and a driving passion to produce wines not only from Barossa Valley but also from the McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills regions.

Hewitson fundamentally believes great wines are the expression of the soils they are grown in and the season in which they are grown. With his longstanding focus on terroir—specific terroir plots in fact—many of Hewitson’s wines are single vineyard. He sources grapes from not only his own vineyards but also from long-standing grower contracts including a few sourced from some of the oldest living, still productive vines on plots that date back to the mid-19th century and are pre-phylloxera. His ‘Old Garden’ Mourvèdre is a single-vineyard wine, whose vines were planted in 1853 in Barossa Valley and are reputed to be the oldest Mourvèdre vines in the world. Hewitson’s ‘Miss Harry’ is sourced from a Grenache vineyard planted in 1880, also thought to be the oldest Grenache in existence.

Due to Hewitson’s education and experience in Australia, California and France, Hewitson wines combine Old-World traditions with New-World fruit purity. And while he clearly excels with Rhône Valley grape varieties, Hewitson also produces award-winning Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. A practitioner in solar energy, water recycling and encouraging natural biodiversity, Hewitson produces wines in an environmentally sustainable fashion."

James Halliday "Dean Hewitson was a winemaker at Petaluma [one of Australia's leading wineries] for 10 years, during which time he managed to do three vintages in France and one in Oregon as well as undertaking his Masters at the University of California, Davis. It is hardly surprising that the wines are immaculately made from a technical viewpoint. Dean sources 30-year-old Riesling from the Eden Valley and 70-year-old shiraz from McLaren Vale; he also makes a Barossa Valley Mourvedre from vines planted in 1853 at Rowland Flat, and Barossa Valley Shiraz and Grenache from 60-year-old vines at Tanunda."

1 x In Dreams Chardonnay 2020 ~ Yarra Valley, Australia

Silver 93/100 Campbell Mattinson (2016 vintage)
James Halliday Five Star Rating (2016 vintage)
Handcrafted, micro-winery (2016 vintage)

Campbell Mattinson - "Lots going on and the volume to carry it. Wood smoke, preserved lemons, nougat, and roasted nuts, a gun smoke character too. Pears, tinned. Oatmeal. It's lively, expressive and textural, the finish satisfying. Nothing at all wimpy; it's a mouthful of flavour."

Swiss born head winemaker, Nina Stocker is the daughter of eminent wine scientist Dr John Stocker. Nina was born and raised in a small town on the border of the Alsace wine region in Switzerland and it was her family’s involvement in the local village vineyard which paved the way for her future career as a Winemaker.

Nina has worked vintages in McLaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Barolo (Italy), Rhone Valley (France), Alentejo (Portugal), and New Zealand.

In Dreams have won medals for both their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. In Dreams source their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from three low yielding, premium quality vineyards. The vineyards are predominantly from the upper Yarra Valley due to the cooler micro climate that helps them capture the elegance and finesse of this noble variety.

In Dreams are focused on allowing the vineyards to express themselves in the resulting wines using traditional winemaking techniques such as small batch fermentation, wild yeast and the delicate use of French oak.