We’re absolutely thrilled with results from the Barossa Wine Show 2018. Ron has outdone himself picking up a Trophy for Museum Fortified for the second year in a row. Rare Tawny was crowned Best Museum Red Fortified. Last year saw Rare Semillon get a similar honour in the Best Museum White Fortified Class.
All entries from around the Barossa region were such high calibre, we’re proud to be among the same company. Congratulations to all other medal and trophy winners.
Other Liebichwein medal winners:
- Rare Frontignac = SILVER (yet to be released)
- 2018 Vintage Fortified Petit Verdot (baby VP – yet to be released) = BRONZE
- Classic Muscat = BRONZE
- Lovely Sparkling Pinot Noir NV = BRONZE
A very old and very special fortified wine to uphold our family Barossa traditions!
This rare Semillon was sourced from 20 year old barrels started with a small amount of wine from Ron’s Grandfather Benno Liebich’s 80 year old barrel. All Liebichwein fortified wines are made from grapes grown on the property in the southern end of Barossa Valley.
Liebich Rare Semillon is released specially for Liebichwein’s 25th Anniversary. An exquisite aged fortified in extremely limited quantity of 300 bottles that are specially printed with gold ink with a cork stopper and wax seal.
Proud winner of a gold medal and trophy at the 2017 Barossa Wine Show for Best Museum White Fortified.
Simply magical liquid gold! Gorgeous rich and complex nose capturing the essence of fruit cake and burnt toffee. The palate clearly shows wonderfully developed aged flavours and great intensity. A super smooth and syrupy mouthful carries the explosion of nutty and toffee richness. It all ends with a luscious sweetness and lingering persistence.
$70 per 375mL bottle
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Barossa Wine Show 2017 judging was held in September. Liebichwein are very proud to report that their fortified wines received the following awards:
- Gold medal and overall Trophy for Best Museum White Fortified – Liebich Rare Semillon
- Silver medal – Liebichwein Classic Muscat
See all results from the competition here.
Our first ever Viognier wine was released soon after the 2012 harvest. Ron made the conscious decision to keep it completely unwooded to capture the essence of the variety.
Viognier is rather vigourous in the vineyard and seems to have taken well to our heavy/clay soils.
The ideal growing season showed in the vibrant fruit flavours. Intensely fruity with peach, pineapple and quince – a real fruit punch! Some viscosity on the palate helped to balance the crisp and steely finish.
It was so immensely drinkable we decided to make a follow up from the 2013 vintage which will be released in November.
2012 Liebich Viognier Awards & Reviews
Hot 100 SA Wine List The Adelaide Review 2012
Bronze Medal Australian Small Winemakers Show
The 2013 Barossa Wine Show has delivered 3 medals to Liebichwein – one of each colour.
It’s so nice to be recognised by our peers. We are absolutely delighted with the show results, which was three medals from only three entries.
Gold was awarded to the Grand Tawny – judged on a par with Saltram and Seppeltsfield fortified wines.
A Silver medal went to our Classic Semillon which was a newly bottled blend of Ron’s favourite fortified variety.
Our table wines didn’t miss out as a Bronze medal went to the 2012 Gewurtztraminer Riesling.
Pop into cellar door to rate them for yourself!