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2013 Semillon "Very good..."

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Huon Hooke, www.huonhooke.com, December 2013:  "Light straw-yellow colour. Creamy lanolin and straw-like aroma. Typicla of the style. Fresh, intense, focused and delicate, with good intensity and mouthwatering freshness, Very good and worth cellaring. 90 points."

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Hunter Valley Wine Show 2013

Results from the recent 2013 Hunter Valley Wine Show:2012 Bilgavia Estate Hunter Valley Chardonnay - Bronze Medal, Class 11 ChardonnayMore information on the Hunter Valley Wine Show can be found here.

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Boutique Wine Awards 2013

Results from the recent 2013 Boutique Wine Awards:2012 Bilgavia Estate Blanc de Blanc - Bronze Medal, Class 1 Sparking Wines2011 Bilgavia Estate Semillon - Silver Medal, Class 3Further information on the awards can be found here.

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90 Points, 2014 James Halliday Wine Companion

2012 Bilgavia Estate Hunter Valley VerdelhoJames Halliday, 2014 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion:  "Relatively early picking has invested the wine with freshness,citrus and lemon notes figuring large in the fruit salad flavours; consequently, has good length. 90 Points"Further information...

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2012 Verdelho... Hunter 'White Burgundy'

Reviewed by 'Eat and Drink', May 2013 www.eatanddrink.com.au So much fuss about new varieties that "suit the Australian climate", many of which are as unexciting here as they are in southern Italy or wherever they come from, but forget about some unheralded varieties that have provided great drinking pleasure for decades. Unbeknown to most verdelho provided the [...]

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Grape Hunter Reviews

Our new 2012 Bilgavia Estate Hunter Valley Blanc de Blanc was reviewed by The Grape Hunter's Gilbert Labour "The skittle-shaped bottle, restrained but striking label, pale lemon colour and fine persistent bubbles, all attract the eye and set the taste bubs in drool mode. A whiff of confection and autolytic nuttiness on the nose overlays tones of [...]

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Hunter Valley’s sparkling chardonnay released

Bilgavia Estate has released its 2012 Bilgavia Estate Blanc de Blanc at the recent NSW Wine Festival. The new sparkling Chardonnay is made from grapes grown on Bilgavia Estate’s 19.6 hectare vineyard located at Parsons Creek Farm in the Broke Fordwich region of NSW’s Hunter Valley. The new wine joins the recently released Bilgavia Estate Chardonnay and [...]

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90 Points from Huon Hooke

Our 2012 Bilgavia Estate Hunter Valley Chardonnay was recently reviewed by wine man Huon Hooke. "Bright, light to mid-yellow colour. Nougat aromas, toasted nut and subtly spicy. The palate is very spritely and fresh, clean and crisp, with energising acidity and brisk fruit. Snappy, fresh, fruit-driven style and an exemplary wine in the very lightly-oaked genre. [...]

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New wines from the oldest region

Bilgavia Estate, located in the Broke Fordwich region of the Hunter Valley, has recently launched a new range of wines, comprising the 2012 Bilgavia Estate Chardonnay and 2012 Bilgavia Estate Verdelho. Historically the grapes grown on the ten-year-old Bilgavia Estate vineyard were sold to local winemakers, with a small parcel made into wine. With a recent change [...]

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