The master has spoken! It is that time of year, when James Halliday releases his annual Wine Companion scores. At 80 years old, Halliday has created an incredibly long legacy behind him, publishing over 70 wine related books making him Australia’s most influential wine critic.
Handpicked, as once again been rated a red five-star winery, scoring multiple wines with 94 points or above.
"These scores are a testament to our careful selection and investment of vineyard sites of a particular standard. with the recent acquisition of a new vineyard property in Tasmania, I look forward to the continual growth of our premium portfolio." Peter Dillon, Handpicked Wines' chief winemaker
Here’s a sneak peek of James Halliday’s top picks and thoughts:
2016 Chardonnay 'single vineyard' Wombat Creek | Yarra Valley - 96 Points - SOLD OUT
2016 Pinot Noir 'single vineyard' Capella | Mornington Peninsula - 96 Points - SHOP HERE
2013 Shiraz NO.1 Numbered Series - 96 Points - SHOP HERE
2016 Pinot Noir 'single vineyard' Wombat Creek | Yarra Valley - 95 Points - SOLD OUT
2016 Grenache Collection Barossa Valley - 95 Points - SHOP HERE
2016 Chardonnay Regional Selections Yarra Valley - 94 points - *Hurry last 20 cases - email us to order*
2016 Chardonnay 'single vineyard' Capella | Mornington Peninsula - 95 Points - Release in 2019
2016 Shiraz Collection Barossa Valley - 94 Points - Release in 2020
You can purchase Handpicked Wines by the bottle or glass at the Handpicked Cellar Door or on our website. You can find it at select bottle shops, bars and restaurants across Australia. Send us an email to find out where!