October 2018

Trophies at Rutherglen Wine Show

Blue Pyrenees Estate were proud to collect two coveted trophies from the Rutherglen Wine Show in 2018.

Top Gold and Best Australian Dry Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 & Older

Blue Pyrenees Estate Richardson Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Top Gold and Best Australian Dry Red Wine Other Varieties and Blended Wine 2016 & Older

Blue Pyrenees Estate Red 2015

August 2018

James Halliday's Wine Companion

The release of the 2019 edition of James Halliday’s Wine Companion saw Blue Pyrenees Estate with another eight wines over ninety points and the continuation of the winery’s five red star rating for another year.

95 points – 2015 Section One Shiraz

95 points – 2015 Estate   not yet released

94 points – 2017 Bone Dry Rosé

91 points – 2013 Midnight Cuvée   sold out

91 points – 2013 Vintage Brut

90 points – Dry Sparkling Rosé

90 points – Sparkling Shiraz

90 points – 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

July 2018

Best Cabernet & Shiraz from Vinloco

An emerging ‘wine bible’ for Australasian wine, Vinloco recently released their 2018 Wine Form guide, which ranks wines based on show and competition performance over twelve months.

Blue Pyrenees Estate were incredibly pleased to not only be noted as the number one performing Cabernet Sauvignon, but first and second in the category of best-performing Shiraz.

See the top fives below;

Cabernet Sauvignon

  1. Blue Pyrenees Estate Richardson Cabernet Sauvignon 2013*
  2. Serafino Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  3. Hardys Tintara Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  4. Redman Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
  5. Blackstone Paddock Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

*Now sold out, 2016 vintage available.

Shiraz

  1. Blue Pyrenees Estate Section One Shiraz 2014*
  2. Blue Pyrenees Estate Shiraz 2014
  3. Shingleback Davey Estate Reserve Shiraz 2015
  4. Sidewood Mappinga Shiraz 2015
  5. Singleback D Block Reserve Shiraz 2014

*Now sold out, 2015 vintage available.

Other Results

#5 Sparkling Wine – Sparkling Shiraz
#14 Sparkling Wine – Brut Rose
#12 Merlot – 2015 Merlot
#14 Cabernet Sauvignon – 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon*
#5 Red Blend – 2013 Estate

*Now sold out, 2015 vintage available.

June 2018

Top Cool Climate Gold

Our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon was recently awarded Top Gold and best Cabernet Sauvignon at the 2018 International Cool Climate Wine Show. This wine is drinking beautifully now or could be cellared for up to ten years.