Wishing Clock of the Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc Awards

2023 Vintage

  • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2024 – Gold Medal
  • Adelaide Hills Wine Competition 2023 – Silver Medal
  • The Real Review, Stuart Knox (27th Dec 2023) – 92 Points, Silver
  • Wine Pilot (9th Jan 2024) – 92 Point

2022 Vintage

  • Melbourne International Wine Competition 2022 – 94 Points, Gold Medal
  • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2023 – Gold Medal
  • 2022 Sommelier Challenge IWSC San Diego – Gold 90 pts
  • 2023 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition – Silver Medal

2021 Vintage

    • 2021 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (USA) – 95 Points, Platinum, Best Sauvignon Blanc
    • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2022 – Gold Medal
    • 2021 Sydney Royal Wine Show – 93 Points, Silver
    • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2021 – 91 Points, Silver
    • James Halliday Wine Companion, Jeni Port (21 February 2022) – 90 Points, Silver
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    • “Plenty of smart, street cred here, worked to what we expect and want to see from Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc. Exuberant varietal intensity on aroma and taste with lasting herbal, nettle, green apple and citrus running free. Rapier-like acidity certainly makes its presence felt, finishing brisk and dry.”
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    • The Real Review, Aaron Brasher – 90 Points (26 August 2021)
    • The Real Review, Huon Hooke – 90 Points
    • “Pale, almost water-clear colour. Fragrant aromas of lemon and herbs and hints of other citrus fruits, the palate tight and tense, very dry and savoury, with crisp acidity and a distinctly chalky mouth-feel. I’d give it a few more months to settle and it will be even better.”  Huon Hooke

    • Vinonotebook 2021– 90 Points
    • Vinous, Josh Reynolds – 90 Points (Dec 2021)

2020 Vintage

  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Mike Bennie, WBM Magazine November/December 2020 – 93 Points
  • Tyson Stelzer, Wine Business Magazine Magazine July/August 2021 – 94 Points
  • Tyson Stelzer, Top 30 under $30 (7 September 2021)

2019 Vintage

  • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 94 Points
  • James Suckling – 90 Points
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 91 Points
  • San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020 – Gold Medal, 90 Points
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  • “This is sophisticated sauvignon blanc, defying what is largely an oxymoronic concept in this country. More akin to a textural, herbal light to mid-weighted expression from the Graves. Thankfully, too, eschewing the usual bane of sweet/sour tropical fruit references in the name of an effortless flow of greengage, nettle, evergreen and strewn herb.”  – Ned Goodwin, Halliday Wine Companion

2018 Vintage

  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2019 – Gold, 92 Points
  • New York International Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal
  • Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2018 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2019 – Gold Medal
  • James Suckling – 91 Points

    “A fresh and vibrant, citrusy sauvignon that has attractive green passion-fruit aromas and flavors, too. There’s a blackcurrant edge and whisper-clean acidity flushes the finish. Drink now. Screw cap.” – James Suckling

2017 Vintage

  • San Diego International Wine Challenge 2018 – Gold Medal 93 points
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2018 – Gold Medal
  • New York International Wine Competition 2018 – Gold Medal
  • Royal Queensland Wine Show 2018 – Silver Medal

2016 Vintage

  • New York International Wine Competition 2017
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2017 – Silver Medal
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2017 – Silver Medal
  • Sommelier Wine Awards UK 2017 – Silver Medal
  • Critics International Wine Challenge 2017 – Silver Medal

2015 Vintage

  • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2015 – Trophy – Best Sauvignon Blanc In Show
    China Wines & Spirits Awards 2015 – Gold Medal
    Vienna AWC International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
    San Francisco International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
    Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015 – Silver Medal
    Royal Queensland Wine Show 2015 – Silver Medal

2014 Vintage

  • San Diego International Wine Competition (USA) 2015 – Platinum Medal 94 points
  • China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards 2015 – Gold Medal
  • Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 (UK) – Silver Medal
  • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 95 Points

2013 Vintage

  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2014 – Trophy & Best in Show
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards (Shanghai) 2014 – Gold Medal
  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2014 – Silver Medal
  • James Halliday Wine Companion (Australia) 2013 – 93 Points 
  • Robert Whitley Wine Review Online (USA) – 90 Points

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Vintage 2021

  • 2021 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (USA) – 95 Points, Platinum, Best Sauvignon Blanc
  • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2022 – Gold Medal
  • 2021 Sydney Royal Wine Show – 93 Points, Silver
  • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2021 – 91 Points, Silver
  • James Halliday Wine Companion, Jeni Port – 90 Points, Silver
“Plenty of smart, street cred here, worked to what we expect and want to see from Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc. Exuberant varietal intensity on aroma and taste with lasting herbal, nettle, green apple and citrus running free. Rapier-like acidity certainly makes its presence felt, finishing brisk and dry.”
  • The Real Review, Huon Hooke – 90 Points

“Pale, almost water-clear colour. Fragrant aromas of lemon and herbs and hints of other citrus fruits, the palate tight and tense, very dry and savoury, with crisp acidity and a distinctly chalky mouth-feel. I’d give it a few more months to settle and it will be even better.”  Huon Hooke

 

Vintage 2020

  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 92 Points

Vintage 2019

  • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 94 Points
  • James Suckling – 90 Points
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2020 – Gold Medal, 91 Points
  • San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge 2020 – Gold Medal, 90 Points”This is sophisticated sauvignon blanc, defying what is largely an oxymoronic concept in this country. More akin to a textural, herbal light to mid-weighted expression from the Graves. Thankfully, too, eschewing the usual bane of sweet/sour tropical fruit references in the name of an effortless flow of greengage, nettle, evergreen and strewn herb.”   Ned Goodwin, Halliday Wine Companion

Vintage 2018

  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2019 – Gold, 92 Points
  • New York International Wine Competition 2019 – Gold Medal
  • Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2018 – Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Women’s Wine & Spirits Awards 2019 – Gold Medal
  • James Suckling – 91 Points”A fresh and vibrant, citrusy sauvignon that has attractive green passion-fruit aromas and flavors, too. There’s a blackcurrant edge and whisper-clean acidity flushes the finish. Drink now. Screw cap.”     James Suckling

Vintage 2017

  • San Diego International Wine Challenge 2018 – Gold Medal 93 points
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2018 – Gold Medal
  • New York International Wine Competition 2018 – Gold Medal
  • Royal Queensland Wine Show 2018 – Silver Medal

Vintage 2016

  • New York International Wine Competition 2017
  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2017 – Silver Medal
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2017 – Silver Medal
  • Sommelier Wine Awards UK 2017 – Silver Medal
  • Critics International Wine Challenge 2017 – Silver Medal

Vintage 2015

  • Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2015 – Trophy – Best Sauvignon Blanc In Show
  • China Wines & Spirits Awards 2015 – Gold Medal
  • Vienna AWC International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
  • San Francisco International Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
  • Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2015 – Silver Medal
  • Royal Queensland Wine Show 2015 – Silver Medal

Vintage 2014

  • San Diego International Wine Competition (USA) 2015 – Platinum Medal 94 points
  • China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards 2015 – Gold Medal
  • Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 (UK) – Silver Medal
  • James Halliday Australian Wine Companion – 95 Points

Vintage 2013

  • Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2014 – Trophy & Best in Show
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards (Shanghai) 2014 – Gold Medal
  • Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition (USA) 2014 – Silver Medal
  • James Halliday Wine Companion (Australia) 2013 – 93 Points
  • Robert Whitley Wine Review Online (USA) – 90 Points
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