With all the wines we offer having passed an extremely tough Tasting Panel, it’s never a surprise to see them recognised by Australia’s premier critic. But it’s always nice nonetheless. Each of these featured drops has earned a minimum of 90 points from James Halliday.
"This is always a wonderful expressive value-for-money blended white. It's so punchy with passionfruit and tropical notes with a decent splash of citrus. Tangy and lively in the mouth." Ray Jordan
Item Code: ITM6049
The 2014 vintage yielded stunning fruit, which was carefully hand-picked to preserve its integrity. Aromas of lime leaves, lemon flowers and hints of classic herbaceous notes lead on to a silky citrus acidity on the palate.
Item Code: ITM2245
A fine example of Margaret River’s favourite white wine, this blend combines the complexity of barrel-fermented Semillon with the freshness and bright fruit aromas of Sauvignon Blanc. Elegant and wonderfully balanced, this wine is the result of sustainable viticulture, innovative winemaking and meticulous attention to detail.
Item Code: ITM4670
Released five years after cellaring, this Semillon is showing lemongrass aromas with some complex waxy, honeyed notes. The palate is dry with gorgeous natural acidity and a zesty finish.
Item Code: ITM5989
Young and sophisticated, this wine boasts great intensity. There are layers of flavours; lemon and lime are complemented by notes of ripe quince and apricot on the palate. A good line of acidity holds the wine together, contributing balance, freshness and a long lasting finish.
Item Code: ITM4941
"Elevated, grassy aromatics introduce an intensely textured and flavoured palate. This is where holding wines back from release is keenly in the drinker's favour. Lemon pith, wax, hay and lemongrass flavours do everything possible to both charm and impress." James Halliday
Item Code: ITM6855
Hailing from the original 1946 Lovedale vineyard, planted by the late Maurice O’Shea himself. With time on its side, it comes ready with citrus, restraint and complexity that will continue to develop over time. A great wine with the classic citrus and lively acidity for which the Hunter is renowned.
Item Code: ITM5405
From one of Australia’s pre-eminent wineries
comes this delectable and iconic Semillon.
Hand-picked from dry-grown vines up to
93-years-old, this Semillon was fermented in
stainless steel tanks to retain freshness and later
spent a short time on lees for complexity.
The palate is tightly structured with
considerable length and an amazing breadth
of citrus characters. There is a hint of toasty
complexity which will continue to develop with
"From two dry-grown blocks with an average age of 60 years. Five years have passed since the wine was made, but it’s oh so young and fresh, with years of life in front of it; its balance and length are faultless, so its future is gold-plated." James Halliday
Item Code: ITM4834
Item Code: ITM1721