reviews that will enrich your senses
In addition to the many Australian, Asian, European and North American
wine competitions we enter each year; we also send our wines to wine critics for review.
Please use the wine critics’ reviews as a guide to further enrich your senses.
Rob Geddes MW
Rob Geddes, Master of Wine has been immersed in the wine industry for more than 30 years as an author, consultant, judge and educator. Rob is one of less than 20 Masters of Wines in Australia today. Rob is also a judge at numerous national and international wine shows.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Riesling 2019
Floral, pineapple lime and ripe riesling aromas, generous flavoured fleshy textured palate, spicy mid-palate, clean to finish. 89 Points.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Chardonnay 2018
Ripe white stone fruits, the palate is generous, fresh with good mouthfeel, modern Australian full-flavoured and live. 92 Points.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Shiraz 2016
Blackberry, fruit spice and cola, classic shiraz with soft tannins, generous flavours and medium-long soft to finish. 86 Points.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Dark fruits and complex mineral notes, black liquorice and blackcurrant, plenty of fruit sweetness to reward you. 92 Points.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Shiraz 2014
Well balanced and good fruit length, red and dark fruits: blackberry, blackcurrant, dark chocolate and pomegranate. 90 Points.
Lagoon View Winemakers Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Blueberry cedar aromas, mouth-filling liquorice flavours, intriguing fruit complexity, full flavoured with layers of tannin. 94 Points.
Lagoon View Riesling Traminer 2018
Tropical fruit musk, guava, pink fairy floss, muscat style, it’s not too sweet with cleaner fruit definition.
Lagoon View Rosé 2017
A deep coloured rosé, oak scented aroma, complex with good length of creamy fruits such as cherry and raspberry.
Lagoon View Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Dark red fruit, cherry pie, cherry ripe and a hint dark chocolate, well balanced medium bodied with fine tannins. 90 Points.
Lagoon View Shiraz 2013
Cocoa black coffee, savoury fruit aromas, soft, rich fruits, very shiraz, good mouth-filling flavours.
Lagoon View Semillon 2012
Museum release wine with generous style and old school opulence. 91 Points.
Humble Vine Selected Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Rich intense aroma dark chocolate, red fruit and oaky, fine tannins, admirable for its age.
Humble Vine Selected Reserve Tempranillo 2015
Red fruits with a handful of dried herbs, fine soft tannins, well balanced with good style.
Trifon Estate Family Reserve Shiraz 2012
Powerful full-bodied Pyrenees / Grampian’s style palate, integrated acidity, mid-palate depth with fine tannins to close. 91 Points.
Trifon Estate Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Chocolate coffee inky ripe raspberry, cranberry and cassis flavours with fine acidity, bright fruit and fine tannins.
Trifon Estate Family Reserve Shiraz 2015
Ripe fruit and well-judged oak, generous medium-full sweet berry fruits, coffee grounds, vanilla and oak flavours.
Trifon Estate Family Reserve Tempranillo 2016
Aromas of fresh black fruit, palate has fruit sweetness, juicy at first then sweet to close, soft tannins and oak.
Trifon Estate Marsanne 2008
Museum release matured marsanne, creamy with good bright fruit, flavours of honey and beeswax, butter and toast. 94 Points.
Trifon Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Museum release wine with notes of vanilla toast and oak, black fruits and secondary meaty ‘pan juice roast’ aromas.
Lloyds Block Shiraz Cabernet 2017
Spicy, marmite from the shiraz, dark fruit in the mid-palate, nice medium body.
Lloyds Block Cabernet Merlot 2017
Dark chocolate, fresh fruit on the nose, smokey and tarry mid-palate, well-weighted.
Lloyds Block Chardonnay Semillon 2018
Complex aromas in a style you don’t see much, pineapple, peach and caramel flavours.