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Cellar Door & Tasting Notes

Cellar Door

The friendly cellar door staff will guide you through the experience of tasting our wines which are made from the seven different varieties of grapes grown here on the estate.

Opening hours

Friday: 12md to 4pm, 10am to 12md by appointment only
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 2pm, later by appointment only.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day & Good Friday, 3rd and 4th weekend of May

Group Bookings

Bookings are essential for group tastings and attract a $5 charge per person which is refundable on purchase of any wine. A maximum of 12 people is recommended as our cellar door is a small space. Please call the cellar door on 02 4998 7734 or 0416 187 791 to book.

Wine Club Member Tastings

Wine club members and their guests are invited to book their tasting free of charge.

Tasting Notes


Our 2017 vintage is a lively combination of Chardonnay, Pinot noir with just a dash of Semillon. Crisp and dry on the front palate, with light citrus notes and the rich chardonnay fruit flavours on the back palate for a long satisfying finish.
Bottle Price $40     Club Price $32

Avalon 2014

An exciting combination of Semillon and Chardonnay that allows the classical Hunter Semillon characteristics of citrus and crisp green apple to be enhanced by the intense fruit flavours of the Chardonnay.
Bottle Price $30     Club Price $24

Semillon 2011

A classic Hunter Semillon, light straw coloured, with fresh crisp lime citrus and a hint of green melon flavours. Still drinking like a young Semillon. I will only get better from here!
Bottle Price $45     Club Price $36

Phoebe 2019

A delightful combination of Semillon and Verdelho with a light blush. Sweet bright tropical flavours with hints of pink lady apple and watermelon.
Bottle Price $36      Club Price $28

Chardonnay 2015

A lightly golden colour, lightly oaked, with peach and floral aromas and a creamy texture with refreshing vanilla and nutty notes.
Bottle Price $30      Club Price $24

Rosé 2018

A lovely semi dry Rosé – the palate is fresh and lively with strawberry and dark cherry flavours, there are notes of violet, a hint of spice, vanilla and toast from the oak.
Bottle Price $34     Club Price $27

Ruby 2019

Ruby is bubbly, sassy and ever so slightly sweet with the taste of plums, raspberry, raspberry, strawberry, cherries and violets. Hints of spice and soft tannins with tantalise the palate.
Bottle Price $42     Club Price $ 34

Merlot 2012

A vibrant Merlot offers soft, yet intense, dark fruit flavours on the front palate, with a soft dry lingering finish.
Bottle Price $35    Club Price  $28

Pinot Noir 2013

Spiced floral aromas followed by intense flavours of berry dominate the front and middle palates with a long soft finish.
Bottle Price $38     Club Price $30  (Limited stock)

Shiraz 2011

Classic Hunter Valley Shiraz, aged in American oak, a complexity of fruit and spice flavours fill the palate with a light pepper and soft tannin finish.
Bottle Price $60     Club Price $48  (Limited stock)

Shiraz 2016

Smooth, light body, easy drinking, low tannin wine. Light spice and dark berry, with intense violet and vanilla notes.
Bottle Price $30     Club Price $24

Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot 2014

Rich berry aromas with hints of vanilla and cinnamon. There is a pepperiness to the front palate with soft tannin’s and lingering hints of dark cherries and chocolate.
Bottle Price  $50    Club Price  $40


Phoebe 2019

A delightful combination of Semillon and Verdelho with a light blush. Sweet bright tropical flavours with hints of pink lady apple and watermelon.
Bottle Price $36      Club Price $28

Extra Perfect 2011

A lovely fruity liqueur Chardonnay with luscious roast peach and lychee notes.  Delicate and complex floral and nectar notes with excellent length. 375ml
Bottle Price $32     Club Price $26

Pirates Treasure 2011

This strikingly rich fruit driven liqueur Shiraz. Vine ripened grapes give a subtle sweetness which is contrasted by a white pepper finish.  375mls
Bottle Price $35     Club Price $28

Our wines are available from the Cellar Door only. We also have a lovely range of back vintages available. These are not available for tasting ….. sometimes we do have one or two open as a treat.

Please call 02 4998 7734 to place an order or order through our online shop. If you would like further information please call and leave a message, we will contact you.