Leogate Estate Wines

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Leogate Estate Wines is a relatively new producer from the renowned Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. The wines are produced from vines planted in the mid 1970’s by a Rothbury Estate syndicate, now forming what is called the ‘Brokenback Vineyard’. Today, the vineyard has 50ha under vine, with Chardonnay, Semillon, Shiraz, Verdelho and Tempranillo.

JamesHalliday_5RedStarsEstablished: 2009
Address: 1693 Broke Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320
Dozen: 12,000
Vineyards: 64 hectares
Winemaker: Mark Woods
Website: www.leogate.com.au


Awards/Reviews

James Halliday Australian Wine Companion
⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 Star Winery
2010 Reserve Hunter Valley Semillon – Rating 95

Wine Range

Leogate Estate Wines Brokenback Chardonay

Leogate Brokenback Chardonnay

Region: Hunter Valley
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons 12 x 750ml

The bouquet shows subtle melon and tropical fruit aromas with a hint of butterscotch. This wine is rich and flavoursome displaying refreshing melon and citrus characters supported by vanillin oak. The palate is soft and creamy with a complex lingering finish. Drinking well now or will develop very rewarding toasty, nutty characters with careful medium term cellaring, 2-5 years. Excellent with rich white meat dishes and many styles of pasta.

Awards

  • Bronze – 2012 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition
JamesHalliday_WineRating_92 James Halliday Wine Rating
Leogate Estate Wines Brokenback Late Harvest Semillon

Leogate Brokenback Semillon

Region: Hunter Valley
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons 12 x 750ml

The Brokenback Semillon is harvested early to capture the crisp citrus flavours with delicate, refreshing acidity. The result is a light, elegant wine style displaying a wonderfully lifted lemon citrus bouquet with lingering lime fruit flavours adding great length to the wine. Vibrant and lively whilst young or will gain rewarding complexity with medium term cellaring 2-5 years.

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Leogate Estate Wines Brokenback Shiraz

Leogate Brokenback Shiraz

Region: Hunter Valley
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons 12 x 750ml

This fantastic Hunter Valley Shiraz has an intense bouquet of plum and spice, supported by oak. On the palate, the wine shows classic Shiraz characteristics of spice and ripe plum flavours, with fine tannins which provide structure and length. Excellent with red meat dishes, pizza, pasta or mature cheese.

Awards

  • Trophy – 2012 Hunter Valley Boutique Winemakers Show ‘Best Red Wine of Show’
  • Trophy – 2013 NSW Small Winemakers Show ‘Best Red Wine of Show’
  • Gold – 2012 Winewise Small Vignerons Awards
  • Gold – 2012 Hunter Valley Wine Show
  • Gold – 2013 Royal Adelaide Wine Show
  • Silver – 2012 Australian Small Winemakers Show
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Leogate Brokenback Shiraz Rose

Region: Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Current Vintage: 2014 | Cartons: 12 x 750ml

A soft mix of raspberry, watermelon and rose petal aromas; light, dry and fresh with a crisp, vibrant acidity.

Leogate Estate Wines Brokenback Verdelho

Leogate Brokenback Verdelho

Region: Hunter Valley
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons 12 x 750ml

Typical of Verdelho from this region the wine displays fresh tropical fruit flavours and refreshing citrus acidity. This generous wine is full flavoured with a touch of spice creating a long and complex palate. This wine is made for early drinking and is an excellent accompaniment to spicy Asian dishes, seafood and salads.

Leogate Estate Wines Reserve Semillon

Leogate Reserve Semillon

Region: Hunter Valley
Current Vintage: 2010/11 | Cartons 12 x 750ml

Hunter Valley Semillon is highly regarded and recognised world wide for its quality, structure and versatile cellaring potential. This highly acclaimed wine shows lifted lemon and lime aromas with an elegant structure and palate. Excellent with seafood and salads.

Awards

  • Trophy – 2012 Australian Boutique Wine Awards ‘Best Semillon’
  • Gold – 2012 Royal Melbourne Wine Show
  • Gold – 2012 NSW Wine Awards
  • Silver – 2012 Hunter Valley Wine Show
  • Silver – 2012 National Wine Show of Australia
JamesHalliday_WineRating_92 James Halliday Wine Rating

Leogate The Basin Reserve Shiraz

Region: Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons: 12 x 750ml

The polished tannins of this wine are ripe and supple. Combine this with quality French oak barrel maturation and the wine delivers a generous, well structured and sophisticated mouth feel with great length of flavour.

Leogate Western Slopes Reserve Shiraz

Region: Hunter Valley, New South Wales
Current Vintage: 2013 | Cartons: 12 x 750ml

The 2013 Hunter Valley Shiraz displays vibrant red berry fruit flavours with a touch of spice and a fine, silky tannin structure. The well integrated French oak leaves the palate full yet soft with great complexity and length.

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