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William Frederick Shiraz

William-Frederick

2009 William Frederick Shiraz - 18.5 / 20 (SOLD OUT)

Rod Properjohn: score 18 ½

The super-premium wine of the stable is a turbo-charged dark shiraz with rich concentrated fruit, oak and tannins. Although powerful, it comes together with a silky texture and great balance over its extended palate length. An aged rib-eye beef steak would be in order with this.

2012 William Frederick Shiraz - 2 x Double Gold (SOLD OUT)

Double Gold Medal – 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition (Class: 231 Syrah)

Double Gold Medal – 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition (Category: Barossa Shiraz over $25)

5 out of 5 stars from wine enthusiast Bruce: “The William Frederick is better than Grange I say and I have enjoyed many of both Grange and William Frederick. A most beautiful deep rich berry Shiraz with a lovely long finish to really enjoy those special occasions. You will not be disappointed.”

Silver Medal – 2015 Melbourne International Wine Competition (Category: Barossa Shiraz over $25)

Jack Harrison Shiraz

Jack-Harrison-Shiraz

2010 Jack Harrison Shiraz - Gold

Gold Medal – 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show; Class 18a

Silver Medal – 2014 Barossa Wine Show

Mike Bennie (Wine Business Mag): 93 points

From a single Eden Valley Vineyard. Spends 18 months in oak then two years in bottle before release. Power and mellowness hand in hand. Black current and inky plum fruit character with smooth nougat tinged oak lending a hand. Drips from the palate with richness, finishes with sinewy tannins”.

Rod Properjohn (WA): score 17 ½  /20

There’s a youthful mauve appearance in this premium red and it is fathoms deep with pepper and anise. Medium weighted and advertising the strength of a great Barossa vintage, the wine stretches long in the mouth with blueberry, plum and supporting oak to a dry acid finish. Try with a flash-fried loin of kangaroo.

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Terri:  “Absolutely love this wine!”

2011 Jack Harrison Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2015 New Zealand International Wine Competition

Bronze Medal – 2014 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition

Bronze Medal – 2013 Barossa Wine Show

2012 Jack Harrison Shiraz - Gold

Gold Medal – 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition (Category: Barossa Shiraz over $25)

Silver Medal – 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition (Class 231, Syrah)

2013 Jack Harrison Shiraz - 5 stars

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Mark: “Time and time again, the Jack Harrison delivers. Every time I have a wine event I also put out more expensive, well known brands and each time everyone keeps coming back for a glass of the Jack Harrison. Full bodied, silky, this is the perfect red wine to pair with food, but incredibly drinkable on its own. I have a hard time ageing them because they drink so well now! If you ever have a friend that says they don’t drink red wine….give them a glass of this and watch them convert.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover aesthetic169: “Wonderful and smooth. Mine are not going to age at all, too good to drink now! Looking forward to seeing the next delivery arrive any day now …… party, party!”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Mark: “JACK will be back in MY Rack! I don’t believe I have a ‘refined’ wine palate – I like a slightly heavier, dark, full bodied & rounded mouthful of Shiraz flavour. I know what I like … and Jack will OWN a place in my Rack! (Just next to the Zip Line!)”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Bruce: “Wow the Jack Harrison is an excellent value top quality Shiraz with beautiful plum and cherry aromas with a touch of spice. We just love drinking Jack!”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Frank: “This is our pick of wine for all special occasions. This is nothing less than fantastic. The fruit, the savoury, and as smooth as silk. The bottle just disappears in no time. If you want a great wine for your special occasions you will not be disappointed with Jack.”

Zip Line Shiraz

Zip-Line

2010 Zip Line Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2011 Barossa Wine Show

Bronze Medal – 2012 Barossa Wine Show

Bronze Medal – 2012 Royal Queensland Wine Show

Bronze Medal – 2013 Barossa Wine Show

2012 Zip Line Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2014 Barossa Wine Show

2013 Zip Line Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal2015 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show, Class 22

Bronze Medal2015 Barossa Wine Show, Class 10

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Terri: “For the price, this wine is unbelievable! Drinks just as good, in fact probably better than most expensive wines I’ve had.”

2014 Zip Line Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition, Class: Barossa Shiraz under $25  

2015 Zip Line Shiraz - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show; Class 18a

Top 30 Australian ShirazDrinks Magazine, Australian Shiraz Tasting, Feb/March 2017 Issue (Top 10 pick of South Australian Shiraz): “An excellent wine with sweet plum jam aromas and soft, round, mouth-watering fruit flavours and a touch of spice. Very well made and balanced.”

4 Stars (out of 5) and Best Buy Category – NZ Cuisine Magazine, NZ & Australia Shiraz Tasting, July 2017 Issue

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Pete: “I’d have to say that is is my favourite Shiraz. I enjoy this most nights with dinner, every time I take that first sip it reminds me of my recent experience and tour of the Brockenchack Estate. Big thanks to Trevor and Marilyn for their hospitality and for the ride on the zip line that this fantastic drop is named after. Almost too good to share.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Brendan: “The Zip Line is sublime, so easy to enjoy and very affordable. ”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Frank: “This is one of our favourites. Some berry and fruit, Some spice and a nice finish. If you’re not sure what to grab out to drink – try this – you won’t be disappointed. Great every time. Everybody should have some of this in the cellar.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Nick: “Love this wine.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Michael: “This red is an absolute cracker. Wins hands down as a well rounded, full bodied wine. It’s well priced and ahead in quality when compared to others in this price range. I drove from Adelaide to Brockenchack winery just to pick up a case. Well worth the trip! You can’t go wrong.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Dave: “I’ve been drinking this red for the last few years. Love this wine. Very easy on the palate. Always find a few in the Vintec.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Mark: “This Shiraz is wonderful. It is our “end of the day wine” and we enjoy Zip Line with most of our evening meals and always have a dozen bottles on the shelf. It’s so affordable, we are known to over indulge on this wine a little too often. Congratulations to the Brockenchack team.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Chris: “Superb easy drinking Shiraz – great value!”

Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling

Mackenzie-William

2011 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Gold

Gold Medal – 2011 Barossa Wine Show

Adelaide Review’s Hot 100 List for 2011

Bronze Medal – 2012 Barossa Wine Show

Bronze Medal – 2012 Royal Queensland Wine Show

2012 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Silver

Silver Medal – 2013 Barossa Wine Show  

Bronze Medal – 2012 Barossa Wine Show

2013 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Silver

Silver Medal – 2013 Barossa Wine Show  

Rod Properjohn: score 18 ½  /20

From 118 year old vines; this is a brilliant light green/straw colour and has a lifted citrus-blossom perfume. There is a long penetrating pure-fruited palate of lime juice, steely minerality, dryness and razor-sharp acidity and it’s absolutely perfect with battered pan-fried fillets of whiting. The price is an unbelievable $20.

2014 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2014 Barossa Wine Show, Class 1

2015 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Silver (SOLD OUT)

Silver Medal – 2015 Perth Royal Wine Show, Class 10

Bronze Medal – 2015 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show, Class 1

Review out of the The Adelaide Advertiser in July 2015:

There’s always a great deal of interest in how the new vintage Rieslings express their range of florals and citrus flavours. Here we are immediately in pretty perfumed talc territory, white blossoms as well as well-sculpted, tight apple and lemon-like flavours – with what’s increasingly looking like a vintage-specific softer and fleshier acidity. There’s also a refreshing lemon ice-block-like feel.

Review from social media wine lovers The Wine Wankers in July 2015:

A quality Eden Valley Riesling by the boutique small batch producer Brockenchack. Dry but aromatic with lovely fruit intensity driving home at the end of each sip. Would be perfect with roast pork and apple sauce. Yum!

2016 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - Bronze

Bronze Medal – 2016 Melbourne International Wine Competition (Category, Riesling, Australia 0 -0.7g residual sugar)

Bronze Medal – 2016 Barossa Wine Show (Class 1, Dry White, Varietal Riesling)

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Gregory: “Excellent value for the quality. So crisp and refreshing, it even converted some of my sav blanc friends to riesling. I absolutely love this wine.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Narelle: “I love this Riesling. Rieslings are back on my wine list and this one in particular is great to drink very chilled (as I like it) with a bowl of Mooloolaba Prawns.”

2017 Mackenzie William 1896 Riesling - 5 stars

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Bruce: “Beautiful balanced Riesling that will age very well. Perfect to drink now if you can’t wait. So good I just ordered more.”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lovers The 3 Wines Men: “After meeting the team @brockenchackwines recently I was blown away with how advanced their wines were. In particular the 2017 Mackenzie William 1869 Riesling. You’d be hard pressed to guess that this was a 2017 Riesling. It doesn’t have that acidic and citric sharpness that was expected, and that’s just one reason I love it. More lemon than lime, balanced nectarines and a nice little flinty finish. The most amazing thing about this cracking wine is that as well as it is right now, it’s only going to get better for the next 10+ years. Oh and if you think the name is a little different read the story on the website. It’s why I love family produced wines. All blood, sweat and cheers.”

On Point Pinot Grigio

800x800 Bottle - OP Pinot Grigio 2018

2017 On Point Pinot Grigio - 5 stars

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Charmaine: “My all time favourite wine. The best white I’ve ever tasted. Crisp, clean and so pretty!”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Terri:  “It really is on point!”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Frank:  “Ok people get on this. We were never white drinkers until now. This is clean crisp and refreshing. This was most enjoyable with lunch on a warm day.”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Mark:  “This is the perfect wine for everyone’s palate. I always keep one of these cold in the fridge for guests, perfect for those who like a little bit of a sweeter wine, but crisp enough for those want something to quench the thirst. Every time I have introduced someone to this wine the result is always the same…they go and buy another 6!”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Danny:  “Perfect summer wine…crisp, clean and well balanced.”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Simone:  “Clean, crisp and fresh.”

Tru-Su Rose

Bottle - TS Rose - NV Hi

2011 Tru-Su Rose - Silver (SOLD OUT)

Silver Medal – 2011 Barossa Wine Show

2015 Tru-Su Rose - Bronze (SOLD OUT)

Bronze Medal – 2015 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show, Class 27

Bronze Medal – 2015 Barossa Wine Show, Class 6

2016 Tru-Su Rose - 90 points (SOLD OUT)

90 points – Mike Bennie, Wine Business Magazine

Crowd-pleasing kind of wine here, and it’s set around a sweet-fruit strawberries-and-cream feel. The perfume shows exactly that,
while the palate is strawberry kissed but perks up with a zingy finish. Worth a visit.

2017 Tru-Su Rose - Gold

Gold Medal – 2017 New Zealand International Wine Competition; Class 1

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Ally: “Love this rosé. This is a lovely refreshing wine that goes down well with on a lazy sunny afternoon. This is my friends and I’s go to wine for catching up.”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Terri:  “One of my favourite rosés! Absolutely delicious”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Dave:  “This outstanding Rosé is a favourite of mine, easy drinking, always have a few in the fridge for when visitors drop in. Perfect for any occasion, and any time of the year…”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Nick:  “You have to try to believe!”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Gregory:  “Beautiful rosé which was very easy to drink. Shared with friends on a Sunday afternoon and they all commented how nice it was. Definitely one of the better rosé’s to come out of the Barossa and I will be buying more!”

5 out of 5 stars – wine lover Bruce:  “Delicious Rosé for lunch and afternoons. Luscious strawberry and cream flavours make this a must for a fridges.”

Charli Jaye Chardonnay

Bottle - Charli Jaye Chardonnay NV 800x800

2015 Charli Jaye Chardonnay - Top 20 (SOLD OUT)

Rated Top 20 Premium Chardonnays by drinks magazine tasting panel – April/May 2016 issue

Great Scott Sparkling Shiraz

Brockenchack - GS Sparkling Shiraz - NV HR 800x800

NV Great Scott Sparkling Shiraz - Bronze

Bronze Medal – 2017 New Zealand International Wine Show; Class 13b

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Pauline: “Love the bubbles. Great Scott has become my favourite. A perfect addition to enjoy with good food and great friends. Don’t mind a glass anytime really. Thank you Brockenchack!”

5 out of 5 stars by wine lover Dave: “Great Scott is an amazing Sparkling Red. Whenever I pop one, comments are “how easy is this to drink” and “wow, now that’s a good drop”. Perfect for those brunch or lunch get togethers.”

4 out of 5 stars by wine lover Peter: “Great Scott is definitely a favourite in our house! There’s always one in the chiller for whenever we find a reason to celebrate. Sunday breakfast on the patio is a reason to celebrate, isn’t it? Love your wine.”

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