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Prue and Stephen Henschke

“Our interest was drawn by the mix of both exceptional rare-format wines and wonderful Barossan experiences in the coming Wine Chapters Auction.”

  • Hutton Vale Farm’s ‘Little Camino’ guided walk and hosted lunch for eight people (Lot 240, p39)
  • Barons of Barossa, Barons Select Shiraz 2012 6.0L Imperial (Lot 1, p15)
  • Hentley Farm vineyard tour, barrel tasting and degustation lunch (Lot 39, p36)
  • Rockford, Basket Press Shiraz, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 1.5L Magnum (Lot 25, p62)
  • Seppeltsfield, Para Vintage Tawny World War 1 Commemorative Anthology five bottle set. One bottle each of the following: 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918. 100ml Bottle. (Lot 28, p68)

Annabel Mugford, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

Being a devoted fortified wine, aged Riesling and sparkling wine drinker my top picks are:

  • Orlando 1963 Tawny Port and 1973 Vintage Port (Lot 111-116, p52)
  • Henschke Julius Riesling 2013 Magnum (Lot 59, p35)
  • Jacobs Creek Steingarten Riesling collection (Lot 15, p40)
  • Rockford Sparkling Black Shiraz collection (Lot 26, p62)
  • And for the ultimate Barossa Experience, who can go past the Hutton Vale Farm’s ‘Little Camino’ guided walk and hosted lunch (Lot 240, p39)

Andre Eikmeier – Co-founder and Joint CEO, Vinomofo

  • Charles Melton Nine Popes GSM 6 Bottle Vertical (Lot 3, p17)
  • Penfolds Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz 1962 (Lot 20, p54)
  • Rockford Basket Press Vertical (Lot 25, p62)
  • Hentley Farm vineyard tour, barrel tasting and degustation lunch (Lot 39, p36)
  • Henschke Hill of Grace 1996 Magnum (Lot 57, p35)
  • Hentley Farm Clos Otto Shiraz 2010 Double Magnum (Lot 64, p36)
  • Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Collection (Lot 131, p55)
  • Peter Lehmann Margaret Semillon Vertical (Lot 137, p58)
  • Seppeltsfield Centenary Tour and lunch at FINO for two people (Lot 244, p68)

Gillian Standen-Thomas, Barossa Food Program Manager

For me, each of these picks epitomises the essence of the Barossa, ageless, elegant and generous.

  • Henschke Hill of Grace 1996 (Lot 57, p35)
  • Kalleske Old Vine Grenache 2003 (Lot 99, p47)
  • Rockford Sparkling Black Shiraz (Lot 26, p62)
  • Torbreck The Laird Shiraz 2006 (Lot 34, p78)
  • Seppeltsfield Centenary Tour and lunch at Fino (Lot 244, p68)

Nicki Robins – Viticultural Development Officer, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

  • Charles Melton Nine Popes – most recent even years (Lot 3, p17) – for me.
  • St Hallett Old Block 2006 (Lot 193, p71) – for my husband.

Sal Johnson – Artisans of the Barossa

As a lover of Old Vine Grenache and aged Barossa reds I couldn’t go past these lots.

  • Cirillo 1850 Ancestor Grenache collection (Lot 6, p20)
  • Head Ancestor Vine Grenache 2013 magnum (Lot 45, p31)
  • A mixed dozen from Peter Lehmann’s cellar (Lot 24, p56)
  • Tscharke Gnadenfrei Grenache (Lot 214, p80)
  • Henschke Mt Edelstone mini vertical (Lot 13, p34)

Courtney Nourse – Barossa Young Ambassador Candidate

  • Gibson Wines Australian Old Vine Collection Shiraz 2004 (Lot 25, p24)
  • Hentley Farm Red Collection (Lot 63, p36)
  • Dutschke St Jakobi Shiraz 2003 Magnum (Lot 19, p22)
  • Artisans of Barossa Long Table Lunch for twelve people (Lot 38, p15)
  • Seppeltsfield Centenary Tour and lunch at FINO for two people (Lot 244, p68)

Nick Stock – immediate past Chairman of Judges at the Barossa Wine Show

  • Chris Ringland Dry Grown Barossa Ranges Shiraz 2007 Double Magnum (Lot 5, 20)
  • Langmeil The Freedom 1843 Shiraz 6 bottle set (Lot 19, p49)
  • Penfolds Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz 1962 (Lot 20, p54)
  • Peter Lehmann Private Cellar Collection (Lot 24, p56)
  • Rockford Basket Press Vertical (Lot 25, p62)
  • Seppeltsfield Para Vintage Tawny World War 1 Commemorative Anthology five bottle set (Lot 28, p12)
  • Hentley Farm vineyard tour, barrel tasting and degustation lunch (Lot 39, p36)
  • Orlando 1963 Tawny Port (Lot 111-113, p52)
  • Orlando Wines N/V Old Show Tawny (Lot 118-120, p52)

James March – Chief Executive, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

  • Cirillo 1850 Ancestor Grenache Collection (Lot 6, p20)
  • Torbreck The Laird Shiraz 2006 (Lot 34, p78)
  • Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz 2009 Imperial (Lot 12, p34)
  • Hentley Farm vineyard tour, barrel tasting and degustation lunch (Lot 39, p36)
  • Heathvale Vineyard The Reward Shiraz Collection (Lot 53, p32)

Andrew Wigan – Peter Lehmann Wines

  • Penfolds Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz 1962 (Lot 20, p54)
  • Rockford Black Sparkling Shiraz 2009-2014 (Lot 26, p62)
  • Hallett Dawkins Single Vineyard Shiraz (Lot 190-191, p70)
  • John Duval Entity Shiraz 2006 Magnum (Lot 89, p43)
  • Orlando Wines N/V Old Show Tawny (Lot 118-120, p52)

Kym Teusner – Teusner

  • Peter Lehmann Private Cellar Collection (Lot 24, p56)
  • Hutton Vale Farm’s ‘Little Camino’ guided walk and hosted lunch (Lot 240, p39)
  • Orlando 1973 Vintage Port (Lot 114-116, p52) (one year older than me)
  • Penfolds Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz 1962 (Lot 20, p54) (who doesn’t love to see a bottle of Bin 60A hit the table)
  • Torbreck Descendant Shiraz Viognier 2002 Double Magnum (Lot 206, p78) (Mick and I got our hands dirty on this

Jane Thomson – Founder and Principal, The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society

My picks for all kinds of fabulous reasons:

  • Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz 2012 Magnum (Lot 169, p67)
  • Charles Melton Nine Popes GSM 2005 Collection (Lot 8, p17)
  • Tscharke Gnadanfrei Vineyard Grenache Collection (Lot 213, P80)
  • Bethany GR Reserve Shiraz Collection (Lot 2, p16)
  • Hentley Farm Clos Otto Shiraz 2010 Double Magnum (Lot 64, p36)

James Halliday

  • Charles Melton Nine Popes 6 bottle set – most recent even years (Lot 3, p17)
  • Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz 2009 6.0L Imperial (Lot 13, p34)
  • Hewitson Gold Garden Mourvedre 3 Magnum set (Lot 12, p37)
  • Rockford, Basket Press Shiraz, 6 Magnum mixed set (Lot 25, p62)
  • Hentley Farm vineyard tour, barrel tasting and degustation lunch (Lot 39, p36)

 

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