Moppity Vineyards Estate Hilltops Shiraz 2017

This is a wine that’s excels showing both regionality and varietal attributes. Deep purple red with complex aromas of dark berries, spearmint, cedar cigar box, leather, spice and smoky oak. The palate delivers all the nose promises and more. Vanilla oak, dark fruits, pepper spice at front along with greenish but smooth tannin. All this gives a smooth complex mouthfeel along with the textual feeling from the 2% Viognier in this wine. Value for only $35 RRP enjoy now or in the future with careful cellaring. Stephen Read

96 points

Winery
Estate
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Shiraz
Vintage
2017
RRP $
35
Alcohol %
14

Moppity Vineyards Estate Hilltops Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Aromas of cassis, blackberry, mint, tomato bush with herbal notes and cedar vanilla oak all add up to a very interesting complex nose. The palate is intense with blackberry, cassis, integrated vanilla oak and active tannins, give a full mouthfeel smooth and balanced, with many levels involved. There is great length to the finish with potential to age for 7+ years. Stephen Read

95 points

Winery
Estate
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2017
RRP $
35
Alcohol %
14

Moppity Vineyards Estate Hilltops Riesling 2017

Complex aromas that are both herbaceous and grassy, along with tropical fruits and limey citrus, entice you to look further. Straw in colour and perfectly clear. The palate is complex, clean with some oily textures, astringent acid is balanced by tropical fruit, multilayered leading to a very textural mouthfeel. The finish is long and full adding to the overall palate. Enjoy now but will reward with time 7+ years to get the best. Stephen Read

93 points

Winery
Estate
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Riesling
Vintage
2017
RRP $
35
Alcohol %
12.5

Moppity Vineyards Estate Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2017

The bouquet is complex and intense with vanilla, white nectarine, honeydew melon and toasty oak all blending together. While the palate is intense with multilayers of fruit, zesty acid all balancing with integrated oak and some spice. Overall a very complex wine, enjoy now or will cellar for 7 + years. Stephen Read

94 points

Winery
Estate
Region
Tumbarumba
Variety
Chardonnay
Vintage
2017
RRP $
35
Alcohol %
12.5

Moppity Vineyards Lock & Key Hilltops Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Dense purple with intense aromas of blackcurrant cassis with cedar cigar box, mint and dark chocolate. The palate is complex and multilayered with cassis, mint, dark chocolate all evident. Tight tannins add to the overall mouthfeel along with clean crisp acid making the wine well balanced. Smooth and sensual this wine will benefit from 5+ years in the cellar. Stephen Read

94 points

Winery
Lock & Key
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2016
RRP $
25
Alcohol %
14

Moppity Vineyards Lock & Key Hilltops Merlot 2017

This wine shows aromas of sweet mulberry, blackcurrant cassis with herbal and earthy tones. On the palate it is tight with soft tannins, dark fruits making it both complex and in harmony. Clean acid adds to the good length to finish the wine, overall very enjoyable and serious wine. Stephen Read

93 Points

Winery
Lock & Key
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Merlot
Vintage
2017
RRP $
25
Alcohol %
14

Moppity Vineyards Lock & Key Hilltops Riesling 2018

Crystal clear with a pale straw colour and a hint of green, leads to an aromatic complex bouquet that is both herbaceous along with lime and citrus blossom. The mouthfeel is soft and subtle, slightly oily with some minerality evident. Active lime acid is well balanced with sweet fruit adding to the complex dry palate. This has potential to age 5+ years with careful cellaring. Stephen Read

90 Points

Winery
Lock & Key
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Riesling
Vintage
2018
RRP $
25
Alcohol %
12.5