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|Lillypilly Estate was established at Leeton, in southern New South Wales, in 1972 by the Fiumara family. The first year of production for the winery was 1982. Lillypilly came to prominence in 1983 when the inaugural vintage of Tramillon®, a unique blend of Semillon and Traminer, won the State Bank Award for Best NSW White Wine at the Royal Sydney Wine Show.|
International Sweet Wine Challenge and more
Lillypilly Estate has had a bountiful few weeks on the wine-show circuit, led by an impressive performance at the 2012 International Sweet Wine Challenge, which was held in Griffith last September in conjunction with the 2012 Riverina Wine Show.
The 2008 Noble Blend won a Gold medal and the Trophy for Best Mature Sweet White Other Varieties and Blends.
The 2006 Noble Harvest won the Trophy for Best Sweet White from the Museum Class. This wine is currently served in business class on Qantas international flights.
Lillypilly has won a total of 12 trophies over the 6 year history of the International Sweet Wine Challenge, including the International Sweet Wine of the Year in 2007, 2008 and 2011, making Lillypilly the only winery to have won the top trophy more than once, in fact winning it three times.
Other recent successes for Lillypilly Estate include:
2012 NSW Small Winemakers Show Forbes - Gold medal and Trophy for Best Sweet Wine to Lillypilly Estate 2008 Noble Blend.
2012 Perth Royal Wine Show - Gold medal (Class 28) to Lillypilly Estate 2011 Noble Blend.
2012 Winewise Small Vignerons Awards Canberra - Gold medal to Lillypilly Estate 2011 Noble Blend.
The 2008 Noble Blend has now taken its overall show tally to six trophies and 10 gold medals.
AWC VIENNA 2012 is the largest and most successful wine competition in the world, officially recognised by the European Union. 11,514 wines from 1,760 producers out of 37 nations - that is an absolute world record! Due to the unswayable blind tasting system and the strict tasting rules awc vienna is the most challenging of the world’s renowned wine tasting competitions.
Lillypilly Estate’s awards at AWC Vienna 2012.
Gold Lillypilly 2011 Moscato
Gold Lillypilly Fiumara 7 Domenic Blend
Silver Lillypilly 2012 Sauvignon Blanc
Silver Lillypilly 2010 Tramillon®
Silver Lillypilly 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
Silver Lillypilly 2011 Noble Blend
Silver Lillypilly 2008 Noble Blend
Seal of Approval Lillypilly 2009 Shiraz
We are extremely pleased with such a great result.
FIVE TROPHIES......A third International Sweet Wine of the Year Trophy tops a fantastic few days for Lillypilly.. FULL STORY
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