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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

Cellar door closed on the Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July.

Friday 12midday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5 pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm.

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 2016 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 $35     Club Price $28

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 $25     Club Price $20

Semillon Verdehlo 2015

A unique blend of Semillon and Verdelho offering aromas of citrus, pineapple and melon. The green apple overtones give a refreshing crisp finish.
Bottle Price $30     Club Price $24

Chardonnay 2015

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

Rosé 2016

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

Ruby 2017

Sparkled Cabernet franc Merlot offers dark fruits, raspberry, strawberry, cherries and violets – the subtle fragrances lift from the glass in every bubble. There is a spiciness to the finish and soft tannins which tantalise the palate. Ruby is sassy and ever so slightly sweet.
Bottle Price $37     Club Price $ 30

Merlot 2012

A vibrant Merlot offers soft, yet intense, dark fruit flavours on the front palate, with a soft dry lingering finish.
Bottle Price $27    Club Price  $22

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 $49     Club Price $39  (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 tannins finish.
Bottle Price $44     Club Price $35  (Limited stock)

Shiraz 2015

A classic Hunter Valley Shiraz, aged in old American oak, a light fresh medium body and dark berry flavours and a light pepper and savoury tannins finish.
Bottle Price  $30     Club Price  $24

Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot 2013

Rich berry aromas with hints of vanilla and cinnamon. There is a pepperiness to the front palate with soft tannins and lingering hints of dark cherries and chocolate.
Bottle Price  $35    Club Price  $28


Phoebe 2018

Delightful combination of Semillon and Verdelho with a light blush. Sweet tropical flavours and notes of candy apple and watermelon.

Bottle Price $30     Club Price $24

Extra Perfect

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

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 range of back vintages available as half dozens or dozens.

Please call 02 4998 7734 to place an order or leave a message and we will contact you.