WOW what an experience!
Finally, we were able to hold our Biennial Tasting after last year’s postponement!
Over two full on days we swirled and tasted nearly 20 different Campbells varieties, including some wines with 10 years of vintages!
This was no mean feat – ably guided by the fabulous Sue Starkey – Jules, Jane, Ian and Fred all took part with various other members of the Campbells team coming in for sections along the way.
To say we were delighted is an understatement! The consistency and quality of the wines we tasted really blew us away and it was extremely reassuring to see that all our hard work is paying off.
The fourth generation have left us in good stead with the fifth generation taking on the reins – no pressure of course however we feel that we are up to the challenge!
Highlights of the tasting would have to include the following wines – each with a 10-year history:
Riesling, Chardonnay Limited Release, The Sixties Block, Bobbie Burns Shiraz, Rutherglen Durif and of course The Brothers Shiraz and The Barkly Durif.
One of the main reasons for our Biennial Tasting is to update our Back Vintage Guide. The guide provides essential information on our back vintage wines allowing us to see optimal drinking times and suggested cellaring periods. Keep an eye out for our new version arriving early Spring!
To celebrate our tasting and the fun we had – we would like to share with our members a very special pack that includes some pre-release wines for you to enjoy!