West Cape Howe Wines

 

Current Releases – Accolades

2013 West Cape Howe Riesling
  • DOUBLE TROPHY/GOLD , 2013 Best Dry White Wine at 2013 Perth Royal Wine Show
  • 94 Points - David Prestipino - STM magazine Sunday Times, December 2013
  • 95 Points - James Halliday's TOP 100, November 2013

  • 92 Points - Huon Hooke, Gourmet Traveller Wine - 100 Top New Releases, Feb/March 2014

  • SILVER - 2013 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker - October 2013

 

2012 West Cape Howe Riesling            

  • TROPHY, 2012 Best Dry White Wine at 2012 Perth Royal Wine Show
  •  GOLD, 2012 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker

  • 96 Points (Outstanding) James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013

  • 4.5 Stars "This says it all in riesling terms: pressed lemon and lime juices, crisp, dry, lipsmackingly refreshing. It drinks well now as well as having a bright cellaring future. Great proof of southern WA's riesling prowess." Tony Love, Herald Sun, 15 January 2013
  • 92 Points  "...excellent riesling...bursting with fabulous fruit intensity..." Ray Jordan, 'Wine of the Week' The West Australian, August 2012

2011 West Cape Howe Riesling

  • TROPHY, Best Current Vintage Australia at Canberra International Riesling Challenge 2011
  • In Top Three wines (Riesling category) at The Winewise Championship 2012
  • Gold, Perth Wine Show of WA 2011
  • Gold, Cowra Wine Show of NSW 2011
  • 92 points  - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2013  

                       

2013 West Cape Howe Sauvignon Blanc         

  • GOLD - Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013
  • 94 Points - James Halliday's TOP 100, November 2013

2012 West Cape Howe Sauvignon Blanc

  • 90 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013

2011 West Cape Howe Sauvignon Blanc 

  • GOLD - Scoop magazine Autumn Tasting, March 2012

 

2013 West Cape Howe Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

  • SILVER - Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013 

2012 West Cape Howe Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

  • GOLD - Scoop Magazine Spring Tasting, August 2012
  • "...this wine blew my socks off...an excellent summer drink...freshness, crispness and lots of drinkability. Ridiculous value..." - Winsor Dobbin, Wine of the Week 17 December 2012

 

2013 West Cape Howe 'Two Peeps' Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

  • SILVER - 2013 Perth Royal Wine Show, October 2013 

2012 West Cape Howe 'Two Peeps' Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

  • GOLD - 2012 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013
  • 95 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013 

 

2012 West Cape Howe Chardonnay

  • 90 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013
  • 4 Glasses - Tony Love, Daily Telegraph, March 2013
  • 88 Points - "...aromas are ripe and nicely varietal..." Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age, Epicure 29 January 2013

 

2012 West Cape Howe 'Old School' Chardonnay

  • 93 Points – David Prestipino, STM magazine Sunday Times, June 2013
  • 92 Points - Ray Jordan, The West Australian - Wine of the Week, May 2013

 

2011 West Cape Howe 'Styx Gully' Chardonnay

  • 94 points – James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014

           

2012 West Cape Howe Rose

  • 91 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013
  • Included in Top 10 WA Rose's - "... displaying cranberry tartness...good balance and well-constructed fruit." Rob Broadfield, West Australian December 2012

 

2012 West Cape Howe Tempranillo

  • GOLD - Scoop Magazine Summer Tasting, December 2013
  • SILVER - 2013 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013

2011 West Cape Howe Tempranillo
  • 90 Points - "...palate is generous and warm with supple richness..." Ray Jordan The West Australian, August 2012
  • SILVER - Scoop Magazine Spring Tasting, August 2012

 

 2012 West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot

  • BRONZE - 2013 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013

 2011 West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot

  • BEST CABERNET BLEND FOR 2012 - "...my top blend was the utterly delicious West Cape Howe 2011 cabernet merlot, with heaps of black and red fruits, a pinch of pepper and a touch of vanilla, all in a dashing medium-bodied style." - Jeni Port, Epicure, The Age 11 December 2012
  • TOP GOLD - 2012 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2012
  • BEST VALUE WINE - Ray Jordan, TOP 100 Australian Reds, June 2013
  • 92 Points - Highly Recommended - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013
  • 90 Points Value: Value: Fantastic - "...this medium-bodied youngster has cabernet fruit suggesting blackcurrants, cedar, vanilla bean, eucalypt and mint. Piercing flavour..." Ralph Kyte-Powell, Epicure, The Age 15 January 2013

2010 West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot

  • 90 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2013

 

2012 West Cape Howe 'Hannah's Hill' Cabernet Merlot

  • 91 Points 'RED WINE OF THE WEEK' - Huon Hooke Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food, 28 January 2014
  • BRONZE - 2013 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013

2011 West Cape Howe 'Hannah's Hill' Cabernet Merlot

  • 95 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013
           

2011 West Cape Howe Cabernet Franc

  • 91 Points - Ray Jordan, The West Australian, May 2013

          

2011 West Cape Howe 'Book Ends' Cabernet Sauvignon

  • BRONZE 2013 Perth Royal Wine Show, October 2013
  • BRONZE 2013 Qantas Wine Show of WA, Mount Barker, October 2013

2010 West Cape Howe 'Book Ends' Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 95 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013
  • 93 Points - Tyson Stelzer, Wine Taste Weekly 15 February, 2013

2009 West Cape Howe 'Book Ends' Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Top Gold , Perth Wine Show of WA 2011
  • 95 Points - James Halliday's Top 100 Australian Wines for 2011 and Australian Wine Companion 2013 

 

2011 West Cape Howe Shiraz

  • 94 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013

 

 

2011 West Cape Howe 'Two Steps' Shiraz              

  • 95 Points - David Prestipino, STM Sunday Times, December 2013

  • 97 Points - James Halliday TOP 100, November 2013

  • 95 Points - Ray Jordan, The West Weekend Magazine, June 2013
  • 93 Points - Huon Hooke, Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food, 17 December 2013

 2010 West Cape Howe 'Two Steps' Shiraz                        

  • 94 Points - Tyson Stelzer, Wine Taste Weekly, 15 February, 2013

  • 94 Points - James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014, July 2013

  •  "...so much intensity and fruit concentration...A beauty." - Ray Jordan's Top 100 Australian Reds, July 2012 

2009 West Cape Howe 'Two Steps' Great Southern Shiraz