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Vintage Report 2016

Vintage Report 2016 We have had a fantastic vintage this year. We started with an early budburst in both the pinot noir and chardonnay by the 7th of September 2015, with the other varietals following soon after that. Weather for the first part of the season was...

James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015

Cannibal Creek wines have again rated highly in the annual James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion, with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Merlot and Methode Champenoise all scoring in excess of 90 points, cementing Cannibal Creek's Halliday rating...

Vintage Report 2015

Vintage Notes We’ve had an excellent 2015 vintage here at Cannibal Creek Vineyard. We got off to a cracking start with the mild weather in early spring. This encouraged flowering and resulted in perfect fruit set and berry development, with uniform berry sizes and...

Nine Awards + Wine Of The Show! Les Concours des Vins 2014

Cannibal Creek Vineyard has taken out a staggering nine awards, including wine of the show, at the annual French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wine Show Le Concours des Vins de Victoria in 2014.  Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010 claimed a gold medal and...

2014 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay has taken gold twice in the annual Winewise Small Vigneron Awards, with the 2013 Chardonnay and the 2011 Chardonnay both receiving gold medals in the Best of Chardonnay category. We’ve sung the praises of Australian chardonnay frequently of...

WBM Wine Review, 2011 Chardonnay, 93 points

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2011 - 93 points, WBM Magazine July 2014.  Reviewed by Mike Bennie Shows great flex of the region's Chardonnay muscle, with subtle yet charming savoury notes, nuttiness and soft vanillin hit.  A charming, almost creamy texture, but finishes...

James Halliday on Cannibal Creek 2011 Chardonnay

James Halliday - Cannibal Creek 2011 Chardonnay. Rating 95/100. Drink by 2020. Price $28. Date Tasted 31 Jan 2014. Alcohol 12.5% Right across South Eastern Australia, the cool vintage resulted in excellent white wines, typically made - as here - with high levels of...

Vintage Report 2014

Vintage Notes Tough vintage this year with crops down 70% on average. On a typical year we’d be harvesting closer to 3 tonnes to the acre rather than under 1 tonne to the acre we’ve seen this vintage. This came about due to the poor weather conditions during...

Vintage Report 2013

Vintage Notes Bud burst was later than expected this season, only seeing the first buds appear in the sauvignon blanc in the beginning of October. It's usually more like the first or second week in September. We made the decision to fertilize this year for the first...

Vintage Report 2012

Vintage report 2012 September 2011 - Slow start this year with bud burst patchy and late, I'd estimate approximately 2 weeks behind, this is despite rather mild weather. We had one of the warmest August's in 30 years...yet such a late start, which does suggest the...

2011 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards

Cannibal Creek wines have been singled out in the annual Winewise awards this year, with the 2009 Chardonnay and 2010 Pinot Noir both outstanding.   Chardonnay: This is where it's really happening. The "fashion" drinkers don't know what they're missing, and almost...

Vintage Report 2011

Vintage report 2011 Never have we had so much disease pressure in the vineyard as this vintage! It has been absolutely constant, and it's required relentless attention to detail and scrutiny of our management practices most of all the spray program and canopy...

Vintage Report 2010

Vintage Report 2010 We had fairly mild and calm weather leading up to vintage 2010. The crop levels were excellent pinot came in at just over two tonne s to the acre and only required a light shoot thinning. There was no need to leaf pluck this season as the ground...

Vintage Report 2009

Cannibal Creek Vintage Report 2009 2009 saw extreme weather conditions the worst of which was Black Saturday, when Victoria had its worst bushfires possibly ever. We were six km from the Bunyip State Park fires, a very distressing time for everyone. Prior to that day...

Vintage Report 2008

Cannibal Creek Vintage Report 2007 Vintage this year has been testing to say the least, I will start with the major event on October the 16th2006 but firstly I would like to remind you of the 2006 winter which was the driest year any of us had seen in this district...

Vintage Report 2006

Vintage Report 2006 We have never seen such an early vintage as this before, all the grapes had been picked and it was still the middle of April, normally we would only have just started. The fruit looked fantastic and all the figures (flavours, acid and sugars) were...

Vintage Report 2004

Vintage Report 2004 Bumper vintage right across Eastern Australia, Cannibal Creek included with tremendous quality fruit across the board. Flowering was uninterrupted with settled weather conditions, this resulted in great fruit set and followed by a mild and dry...

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Tynong North Victoria 3813
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