Honeytree Estate

New South Wales | Hunter Valley

James' Review

The Honeytree Estate vineyard was first planted in 1970 and for a period of time wines were produced. It then disappeared, but the vineyard has since been revived by Dutch-born Henk Strengers and family. The vineyard includes semillon, cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and a little clairette. Jancis Robinson comments that the wine ?tends to be very high in alcohol, a little low in acid and to oxidise dangerously fast', but in a sign of the times, the first Honeytree Clairette sold out so quickly (in four weeks) that 2.3ha of vineyard has been grafted over to clairette. Exports to The Netherlands.

Details

Rating
Winemaker Monarch Winemaking Services (Liz Silkman)
Established 1970
Dozens 1200
Vineyards (area) 9.8 ha
Opening Hours Wed-Fri 11-4, w'ends 10-5
Address 130 Gillards Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2321
Telephone (02) 4998 7693
Website www.honeytreewines.com