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Gimblett Gravels Range

Arneis

2011

4 Stars, 17.5/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews Oct 2012

Pure Bronze, Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012

Finalist, Sydney International Wine Awards 2013

2010

93/100 Nick Stock's Good Wine Guide 2012

4.5 Stars Winestate Magazine Recent Release July/August 2011

88/100 4 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit May 2011

Listed in Winestate Annual - Best of 2011 Releases (2011)

Bronze Medal, International Aromatic Wine Competition 2011

Chardonnay

2014

5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

5 Stars Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

4.5 Stars, Winestate Magazine, Recent Releases, 2016

2013

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2015

5 Stars, Winestate Magazine, Recent Releases, 2014

5 Stars Cameron Douglas MS Wine Reviews, 2015

5 Stars Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

4 Stars Bob Campbell Wine Reviews, 2015

2012

Champion Wine of Show, Sydney International Wine Competition 2013

Blue Gold, Top 100, Sydney International Wine Competition 2013

Pure Silver, Air New Zealand Wine Awards, 2013

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2013

2011

4 Stars, 17.5/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2012

Pure Silver, Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012

2010

5 Stars Winestate's NZ Recent Releases Mar 2012

5 Stars, 94/100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit January 2012

5 Stars 94/100 Bob Campbell Top 12 NZ Chardonnays - Gourmet Traveller Oct 2012

19.0-/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews November 2011

93/100 Nick Stock's Good Wine Guide 2012

4.5 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wine 2012

4 Stars Cuisine New Zealand Chardonnay Tasting May 2012

Bronze Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

Bronze Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2012

Top 12 Chardonnays Australian Gourmet Traveller August 2012

2009

5 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wine 2011

5 Stars 94-96/100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit 13 November 2010

19/20 Anto Coates Regional Wine April 2011

18.5/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews April 2011

90/100 Lisa Perotti Brown Robert Parker's Wine Advocate October 2011

3 Stars Winestate's Annual Hawkes Bay Regional Tasting September 2011

High Country Pinot Noir

2009

92/100 WBM 100 Tyson Steltzer June 2011

4.5 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to NZ Wine 2011

4.5 Stars 89-92/100 Wine Orbit 14 Sam Kim December 2010

89 Points Lisa Perotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 2010

Noble Viognier

2013

Blue Gold Medal Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

Gold Medal, International Aromatic Wine Competition 2011

Gold Medal, China Wine Awards 2011

4 Stars Cuisine NZ Dessert Wines December 2011

5 Stars Winestate NZ Recent Releases May/June 2012

Silver Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

Highly Commended Sydney International Wine Competition 2013

Bronze Medal, Hong Kong International Wine Competition 2011

2009

Trophy Best Dessert Wine New Zealand International Wine Awards 2010

Blue-Gold Sydney International Top 100 2011

Gold Medal Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010

Gold Medal New Zealand International Wine Awards 2010

5 Stars Winestate Magazine Annual Hawkes Bay Regional Tasting September 2010

5 Stars 95/100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit October 2010

91 Points Lisa Perotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 2010

Silver Medal Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2010

4 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to NZ Wine 2011

Finalist - Wine of the Year Winestate 2010

Bronze Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

Bronze Medal Liquorland Top 100

Pinot Gris

2009

18/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews April 2011

4.5 Stars Winestate Magazine Recent Releases March 2011

87/100 4 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit May 2011

Sauvignon Blanc (Facon Traditionelle)

2009

93/100 Sydney Morning Herald Good Wine Guide 2011 Nick Stock

Syrah

2013

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2015

Blue-Gold Top 100 Sydney International Top 100 2015

5 Stars, Cameron Douglas Wine Reviews 2015

5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit 2015

5 Stars, Bob Campbell Wine Reviews 2015

Gold Medal, Wine100 Challenge, China 2015

18.5/20 Geoff Kelly Wine Reviews 2015

92/100 Andrew Caillard MW, Hawkes Bay AVS Tasting 2015

2012

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2013

3 Stars, Cuisine Magazine, 2014

Pure Bronze, Air NZ Wine Awards, 2013

2011

Pure Gold Medal Air NZ Wine Awards 2012

Top 100 Blue Gold Medal Sydney International Wine Competition 2013

91/100 4.5 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit Review - August 2012

2010

Trophy - Top Wine of Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

Trophy - Top Red Wine of Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

Trophy - Top Light Body Red Wine of Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

Top 100 Blue Gold Medal Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

Gold Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

5 Stars Winestate NZ Recent Releases Nov/Dec 2011

18.5+/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2011

93/100 Nick Stock's Good Wine Guide 2012

Silver Medal, China Wine Awards 2011

88 Points Lisa Perotti-Brown Robert Parkers "The Wine Advocate" 2010

Bronze Medal New Zealand International Wine Awards 2011

Top 100, Australian Wine Vintages, 30th Edition 2013

Nominated Wine of the Year Finals and listed in Winestate Annual (2011)

2008

91/100 Neal Martin Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate September 2009

Silver Medal Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2009

4 Stars and Best Buy Cuisine NZ Syrah Tasting 2009

17 / 20 Jancis Robinson 2008's and 2009's - Oct 2011

4 Stars Michael Cooper's New Zealand Winebuyer's Guide 2010

Bronze Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

Bronze Medal Liquorland Top 100 2010

Silver Medal Air NZ Wine Show 2009

4 stars Winestate Magazine Hawkes Bay annual regional tasting September 2009

4 Stars The Listener September 19 2009 Michael Cooper

Bronze Medal New World Wine Awards 2009

Bronze Medal, NZ International Top 100 2009

Bronze Medal Liquorland Top 100 2009

2006

94/100 Jamie Goode Wine Blog - August 2012

Tempranillo

2014

5 Stars Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, 2016

4.5 Stars Winestate Magazine,2016

4.5 Stars, Bob Campbell Wine Reviews 2016

4.5 Stars, Michael Coopers Buyers Guide, 2016

2013

Trophy, Overall Best New Variety, Taste Magazine 2015

Blue Gold award, Top 100, Sydney International Wine Competition, 2015

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2015

5 Stars, Bob Campbell Wine Reviews 2015

4 Stars, Michael Cooper Wine Reviews, 2015

4 Stars, Cameron Douglas MS Wine Reviews, 2015

Bronze Medal, Air New Zealand Wine Awards, 2014

2010

Trophy Best Other Red Variety Air NZ Wine Awards 2012

Pure Gold Medal Air NZ Wine Awards 2012

Trophy, Bob Campbell, Taste Magazine, 2014

4 Stars, 18/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, March 2013

Blue Gold award, Top 100, Sydney International Wine Competition, 2011

2009

5 Stars 95/100 Top New Release Reds Gourmet Traveller Oct/Nov 2011

5 Stars 95 /100, 100 Top New Releases Gourmet Traveller Feb/Mar 2013

93/100 Nick Stock's Good Wine Guide 2012

4.5 Stars Cuisine Magazine Other Reds Tasting August-September 2011

4 Stars Winestate Annual Hawkes Bay Regional Tasting September 2011

Silver Medal, Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2011

Silver Medal and top in class Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2010

Silver Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2011

Silver Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

Silver Medal New Zealand International Wine Show 2010

18+/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2011

87 Points Lisa Perotti-Brown, Robert Parker's "The Wine Advocate" 2010

Bronze Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

Top "Other Red " Variety Taste Magazine Bob Campbell 2011 August

Highly Commended Sydney International Top 100 2011

Bronze Medal Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010

2008

Trophy Best Other Red Variety Air NZ Wine Awards 2010

Blue-Gold Top 100 Sydney International Top 100 2010

Blue-Gold Top 100 Sydney International Top 100 2011

Trophy Best Other Red Variety Air NZ Wine Awards 2009

5 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to NZ Wine 2011

Gold Medal Air NZ Wine Competition 2010

Gold Medal New Zealand International Wine Show 2010

Gold Medal Air NZ Wine Competition 2009

5 stars Winestate Magazine Annual Hawkes Bay Tasting September 2010

5 Stars 93/100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit 14 December 2010

18/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews April 2011

90/100 Neal Martin Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate September 2009

Silver Medal, Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

Silver Medal, Auckland Royal Easter Show 2009

Silver Medal Liquorland Top 100 2010

4 1/2 Stars Winestate Magazine, Hawke’s Bay Regional tasting 2009

4 Stars Michael Cooper's New Zealand Winebuyer's Guide 2010

MichaelCooper's 100 Must Try New Zealand Wines 2011

Bronze Medal, NZ International Top 100 2009

Bronze Medal Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2009

The Gimblett

2013

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2015

5 Stars Cameron Douglas MS Wine Reviews, 2015

95/100 Andrew Caillard MW, Hawkes Bay AVS Tasting 2015

Gold Medal, Wine100 Challenge, China 2015

18.5/20 Geoff Kelly Wine Reviews, 2015

4 Stars Bob Campbell Wine Reviews, 2015

2012

Pure Gold, Air New Zealand Wine Awards, 2013

5 stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2013

3 Stars, Cuisine NZ Bordeaux Blends Tasting, 2014

2010

Trophy, Best New Zealand Red Wine - Wine100 Challenge, China

4.5 Stars, Top 5 Cuisine Magazine NZ Merlot Tastings September 2012

4.5 Stars Winestate - Michael Cooper New Releases September 2012

4.5 Stars, 91/100 Sam Kim Wine Orbit, August 2012

5 Stars, 18.5+/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2012

4 Stars, 91/100, Top 100 New Releases Gourmet Traveller Wine Oct 2012

Bronze Medal, A&P Hawkes Bay Wine Awards, September 2012

2009

Gold Medal & TROPHY New Zealand International Wine Show August 2011

19.5/20 Anto Coates Regional Wines April 2011

95/100 Huon Hooke Sydney Morning Herald 7th June 2011

94/100 Lisa Perotti Brown Robert Parker's Wine Advocate October 2011

5 Stars Winestate Annual Hawkes Bay Regional Tasting September 2011

5 Stars The Listener Michael Cooper August 20 2011

19-/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2011

90/100 Steven Tanzer The Wine Enthusiast August 2012

Silver Medal, China Wine Awards 2011

4.5 Stars and Top 5 Best NZ Merlots Cuisine Magazine August-September 2010

Silver Medal, Auckland Royal Easter Show 2011

17.5 / 20 Jancis Robinson 2008's and 2009's - Oct 2011

Bronze Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

Gimblett Gravels 2009 Vintage Top 12 2011

Nominated Wine of the Year Finals and listed in Winestate Annual (2011)

4 Stars 92/100 Top New Release Reds Gourmet Traveller Oct/Nov 2011

2008

Gold medal, Auckland Royal Easter Show 2011

Gold Medal New Zealand International Wine Show 2010

5 Stars 96/100 Top 12 NZ Blended Reds Gourmet Traveller Oct/Nov 2011

5 Stars Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to NZ Wine 2011

5 Stars Ralph Kyte-Powell Melbourne Age April 2011

5 Stars Winestate Magazine Annual Hawkes Bay Tasting September 2010

18.5/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews April 2011

94/100 5 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit April 2011

Silver Medal Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2010

Silver Medal Royal Easter Show Wine Awards 2010

4 Stars Cuisine NZ Cabernet Blends August 2010

17.5 / 20 Jancis Robinson 2008's and 2009's (Oct 2011)

88 Points Robert Parker "The Wine Advocate" 2010

Michael Cooper's 100 Must Try New Zealand Wines 2011

Top Value, Bob Campbell Red Stars, Taste Magazine August 2011

Bronze Medal Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2010

Gimblett Gravels 2008 Vintage selection top 12 wines 2010

Viognier

2014

5 Stars, Winestate Magazine, 2016

5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews 2016

5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, 2016

2013

5 Stars, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 2015

4,5 Stars, Michael Cooper Wine Reviews, 2015

4.5 Stars, Sam Kim Wine Orbit, 2015

4.5 Stars, Bob Campbell Wine Reviews, 2015

4 Stars, Cameron Douglas MW Wine Reviews, 2015

2012

4.5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, 2013

4 stars, Winestate Magazine, Hawkes Bay Tasting, 2013

2011

4 Stars, 17.5+/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews Oct 2012

4 Stars Winestate NZ Recent Releases May/June 2013

Pure Silver, Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2012

2010

Gold Medal New Zealand International Wine Show August 2011

94/100 5 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit July 2011

Top 100 Blue Gold Medal Sydney International Wine Competition 2012

4 Stars Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines 2012

Silver Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

4 Stars Winestate magazine Recent Releases July/August 2011

18.5-/20 Raymond Chan Wine Reviews October 2011

Bronze Medal, Hawke’s Bay A&P Mercedes-Benz Wine Awards 2011

Bronze Medal, Spiegelau International Wine Competition 2011

Bronze Medal, International Aromatic Wine Competition 2011