Campbells Wines excels in James Halliday's Wine Companion 2018

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

We are thrilled to advise we have maintained our red 5 star rating once again in the Halliday Wine Companion 2018. Twelve of our wines received more than 92 points! The stand out being 97 points for our Isabella Topaque.

Listed below are the highlights:

The fortifieds excelled this year as always:

Isabella Rare Topaque                    97 points              TROPHY
Merchant Prince                              96 points              GOLD
Grand Rutherglen Muscat             95 points              GOLD  
Grand Rutherglen Topaque           95 points              GOLD
Classic Rutherglen Topaque          94 Points              Almost GOLD!
Classic Rutherglen Muscat             94 points              Almost GOLD!
Rutherglen Topaque                        94 points              Almost GOLD!
Rutherglen Muscat                           92 points              SILVER

The table wines did particularly well again this year too ...

Sparkling Shiraz                                                          93 points              GOLD
Marsanne Viognier 2016 Limited Release               91 points              SILVER
Roussanne 2016 Limited Release                              92 points              SILVER

The 2014 vintages of Bobbie Burns Shiraz, Barkly Durif and Brothers Shiraz were not sent in for review in the 2018 Wine Companion as we had limited stock of the 2014 Bobbie Burns Shiraz and did not produce a 2014 vintage of the Brothers Shiraz or Barkly Durif. 

The 2013 vintages of the Barkly and Brothers currently available for sale both received 93 points in the 2017 edition and are getting better every day with age!  

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