Personalised Silkman Wines Shiraz 2018 13.5% 750ml Gift Boxed
James Halliday- 93 Points. No information forthcoming. Bright purple-ruby hue; a lively entree with black and red plums, a dash of baking spices and licorice allsorts. Medium-bodied, tannins perky, acidity perkier. (Jane Faulkner). James Halliday Wine Companion 2021, 1 August, 2020
Silkman Wines is the Hunter Valley's most exciting new venture. Shaun Silkman is a second generation Hunter Valley winemaker, who over the last decade has built the Hunter Valley's largest and most successful contract winemaking and bottling facility.
Liz Silkman (nee Jackson) has won a multitude of awards during her time with Tempus Two and First Creek Wines, including;
- Dux of the prestigious Len Evans Tutorial in 2006
- Hunter Valley Winemaker of the Year in 2011
- Finalist of the 2011 Gourmet Traveller WINE Winemaker of the Year.
- Finalist of the 2007 Wine Society Young Winemaker of the Year.
In 2008 Liz joined Shaun at First Creek Wines and together they have produced some of the best Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz the Hunter Valley has to offer. Silkman Wines is a boutique producer, drawing on years of Hunter Valley winemaking experience to deliver an exciting new range of wines.
Variety: Shiraz/Syrah Region: Hunter Valley, New South WalesWinemaker: Liz & Shaun Silkman