Fortified Wines

fortified wines of pokolbin estate

The fortification of wine was first introduced to ensure the wine survived the rigours of being transported by ship. Made by blending different grape varieties and vintages, fortified wines are ‘still’ wines which have been ‘fortified’ with a distilled spirit, usually brandy. During fermentation about half way through fermentation Brandy or a similar spirit is […]

WineWise Hunter Valley Shiraz Results

Wines and Gourmet Foods Center, WineWise Hunter Valley Shiraz Results

Pokolbin Estate recently entered our 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010 & 2011 Reserve Shiraz vintages into the Hunter Valley Shiraz Tasting, hosted by WineWise Australia. Here are the results… 2003 Pokolbin Estate Reserve Hunter Valley Shiraz: Strong colour. Classic Hunter bouquet showing powerful fruit with some leathery maturity. Has decades ahead of it, but is beginning […]

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pokolbin estate vineyard hunter valley

Pokolbin Estate has won Best Semillon in Australia 5 times and Best Riesling in Australia in 2011. We also produce classic Hunter Shiraz and Mediterranean varieties like Sangiovese, Nebbiolo & Tempranillo. Pokolbin Estate Vineyard is a boutique style vineyard located just 2 hours north of Sydney. We are set in the heart of Pokolbin in the […]