At Millon wines, we are dedicated to creating outstanding wines, offering a fine representation of South Australia. Each award is a testament to our hardworking team, beautiful grapes, excellent horticulture, and winemaking. Here is a snapshot of our recent wine awards and the accompanying tasting notes.
The Perth Royal Wine Show is Western Australia’s premier wine competition. The competition has been judging wines since 1843 and is credited for establishing a national and international reputation for Western Australia’s wine industry. The competition is overseen by a prestigious team of judges, from all across Australia and International countries.
We are happy to receive their Bronze Award for our 2021 Estate Riesling and 2021 Impressionist Pinot Grigio. Our 2021 Estate Riesling has lifted floral notes with lemon aromas. The well-balanced wine tastes of citrus and has a crisp natural acidity. Our 2021 Impressionist Pinot Grigio has lifted notes of pear, lychee and lime juice. The refreshing wine is textual with a crisp finish.
The Royal Adelaide Wine Show is the most prestigious wine competitions in Australia, receiving over 2500 wine entries each year. Founded in 1839, the competition showcases the top South Australian wines. The judging panel consists of 35 esteemed judges, from all across Australia.
Our 2021 Estate Riesling and 2020 Impressionist Shiraz were both awarded Bronze, receiving 85 points each. Our Impressionist Shiraz is loved for its forest fruit and plum aromas. The berry, spice and mocha flavours, bring power and finesse to the wine.
The Australian Small Winemakers Show celebrates small wine producers and is the leading competition for small wineries. Established in 1987, the competition is exclusively judges small wineries that are located in Australia and New Zealand. The judging panel is a team of highly experienced judges from across Australia.
We are the product receipts of their gold award, for our 2021 Impressionist Pinot Grigio and 2020 Impressionist Shiraz, receiving 55.5 points each. Our 2021 Impressionist Tempranillo and 2021 Impressionist Pinot Noir both scored 51.5, receiving a silver award. Our 2020 Estate Shiraz won a bronze award with 47 points. The Impressionist Tempranillo is fused with punchy fruit and spicy flavours. This medium bodied wine is layered with berry aromas and finishes with bright acidity and silky tannins. Our Impressionist Pinot Noir has cherry and strawberry aromas, complimented with hints of spice. The lighter style wine is complex on the palette and finishes with soft tannins. Our Estate Shiraz is enticing with it berry and spicy aromas. This wines’ chocolate, blackberry and spice flavours layer the palette, finishing with velvety tannins.
ANZ Boutique Wine Show was established in 1996 and is a wine competition for boutique wineries. The competition’s goal is to recognise the innovativeness, quality and creativity of the wine, winemaker, wine estate, region, and vintage.
We won silver awards for our 2021 Impressionist Pinot Grigio, 2020 Impressionist Shiraz, 2020 Estate Shiraz and 2020 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Our 2021 Impressionist Riesling and 2021 Estate Riesling received bronze awards. Our Estate Cabernet Sauvignon displays aromas of violets, black currents, and plums. This complex wine has black cherry and mulberry flavours, finishing with silky tannins. Our impression Riesling exhibits aromas of citrus, lavender, and green apples. The perfectly balanced wine tastes of citrus, accompanied by apple and pear.
Melbourne Royal Wine Show, one of Australia's oldest and most respected wine shows, celebrates excellence in Australian Winemaking.
This year, Millon Wines was awarded silver, recieving 90.0 points for our 2021 Impressionist Pinot Grigio. Making the 2021 Pinot Grigio the most awarded wine within our Impressionist range!