Honeypot of the Barossa Roussanne Awards

2023 Vintage

  • Wine Pilot (9th Jan 2024) – 93 Points
  • The Real Review, Huon Hooke (21st Dec 2023) – 91 Points, Silver

2022 Vintage

  • Melbourne International Wine Competition 2022 – 94 Points, Gold Medal
  • Critics Challenge IWSC 2023 – Gold
  • 2023 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition – Silver Medal
  • 2023 Texsom Awards – Silver Medal
  • 2022 Perth Royal Wine Awards – 92 Points, Silver
  • Royal Hobart Wine Show 2023 – Silver 92 Pts
  • Barossa Wine Show 2022 – 91 Points, Silver
  • The Real Review, Aaron Brasher – 91 Points, Silver
  • 2022 Sommelier Challenge IWSC San Diego – Silver

2021 Vintage

    • Melbourne International Wine Competition 2021 – Gold Medal, 95 Points
    • James Suckling – 91 Points
    • Vinonotebook 2021– 90 Points

2020 Vintage

  • James Halliday Wine Companion – 93 Points
  • The Real Review, Stuart Knox – 90 Points
  • James Suckling – 91 Points
  • Ray Jordan 2020 – 91 Points
  • Regan Drew, The Chronicle – 92 Points
  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 90 Points
  • San Francisco International Wine Competition 2020 – Silver Medal

    Plenty of peach and honeysuckle here, as well as beeswax notes and light ripe tropical fruit. Good intensity all round with flavors of ripe melon, young peaches and pears. Chalky phenolic grip to close. Drink now. Screw cap.” James Suckling

2019 Vintage

  • San Francisco international Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal 93 Points
  • Woman Wine & Spirits Awards UK 2020 – Gold Medal
  • San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Silver Medal

2018 Vintage

    • San Francisco International Wine Competition – TROPHY Best White Rhône Varietal, Double Gold Medal 96 points
    • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
    • Sydney International Wine Competition 2019 – Blue Gold Award, Medium Bodied Dry White Wines Category
    • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2018 – Gold Medal
    • James Halliday Wine Companion – 90 Points

    “Stainless steel-fermented and early bottled. How on earth so much flavour has been captured I have no idea. Roussanne normally needs 5 or more years to come out of its neonatal slumber.” – James Halliday

2017 Vintage

    • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2018 – Gold Medal
    • San Diego International Wine Challenge 2018 – Gold Medal
    • China Wine & Spirits Awards 2018 – Gold Medal
    • Vienna AWC International Wine Challenge 2018 – Silver Medal
    • James Suckling – 90 Points
    • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 87 Points

“A lean, crisp version of the variety, almost into tart territory, honeysuckle and spice notes helping to pretty it up. Needs a short rest in a cool, dark place.”

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Vintage 2021

  • Melbourne International Wine Competition – Gold Medal, 95 Points

Vintage 2020

  • James Halliday Wine Companion – 93 Points
  • The Real Review, Stuart Knox – 90 Points
  • James Suckling – 91 Points
  • Ray Jordan 2020 – 91 Points
  • Regan Drew, The Chronicle – 92 Points
  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 90 Points
  • San Francisco International Wine Competition 2020 – Silver Medal

    Plenty of peach and honeysuckle here, as well as beeswax notes and light ripe tropical fruit. Good intensity all round with flavors of ripe melon, young peaches and pears. Chalky phenolic grip to close. Drink now. Screw cap.” James Suckling

Vintage 2019

  • San Francisco international Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal 93 Points
  • Woman Wine & Spirits Awards UK 2020 – Gold Medal
  • San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Silver Medal

Vintage 2018

  • San Francisco International Wine Competition – TROPHY Best White Rhône Varietal, Double Gold Medal 96 points
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Sydney International Wine Competition 2019 – Blue Gold Award, Medium Bodied Dry White Wines Category
  • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2018 – Gold Medal
  • James Halliday Wine Companion – 90 Points

“Stainless steel-fermented and early bottled. How on earth so much flavour has been captured I have no idea. Roussanne normally needs 5 or more years to come out of its neonatal slumber.” James Halliday

Vintage 2017

  • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2018 – Gold Medal
  • San Diego International Wine Challenge 2018 – Gold Medal
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards 2018 – Gold Medal
  • Vienna AWC International Wine Challenge 2018 – Silver Medal
  • James Suckling – 90 Points
  • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 87 Points
“A lean, crisp version of the variety, almost into tart territory, honeysuckle and spice notes helping to pretty it up. Needs a short rest in a cool, dark place.”

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