Snobs Creek Wines

Upper Goulburn

Star Rating:
 

www.snobscreekvineyard.com.au

Address
486 Goulburn Valley Highway, via Alexandra, Vic 3714
Upper Goulburn VIC 3174
Telephone
(03) 9596 3043
Facsimilie
(03) 9596 3043
Opening Hours
W'ends 11-5
Winemaker
Marcus Gillon
Established
1996
Dozen
1500
Vineyards
5 hectares

James' Review

In the 1860s, well respected West Indian shoemaker ?Black' Brookes occupied a cottage at the bridge over Cataract Creek. After he passed away in the late 1880s the creek was renamed Snobs Creek, ?snob' being an old English term for cobbler (shoe repairer), and the last that shapes the toe end of the shoe. The vineyard is situated where Snobs Creek joins the Goulburn River, 5km below the Lake Eildon wall. The varieties grown are shiraz (2.5ha), sauvignon blanc (1.5ha) and chardonnay (1ha); all manage to produce no more than 7.4 tonnes per hectare. Is described as a ?cool climate vineyard in a landscaped environment'.

Author: James Halliday


About this winery

Established in 1996. Snobs Creek Estate Vineyard is located on the banks of the Goulburn River Approximately 5 kms downstream from the Eildon township in North East Victoria.

At the bridge of Snobs Creek in 1860 a shoemaker lived. He was a West Indian man known as ‘Black’ Brookes He sold his shoes in the local town of Alexandra and repaired the community essential foot wear. In the late 1880’s he passed away leaving a legacy behind him. The creek was to be forever named after his most important tool. The Snob or anvil used to shape the toe end of the boot.

Specialties

'Corvisor' Pinot Noir
'Cordwainer' Chardonnay
'VSP' Shiraz
'Crispin' Pinot Gris
'Artisan' Sauvignon Blanc
'Brookes' Shiraz Cabernet Merlot

Cellar Door

Sun: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Mon: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Tue: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Wed: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Thu: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Fri: 11:00am till 5:30pm
Sat: 11:00am till 5:30pm

Cellar door is open during Summer and Public Holdiays months between 11am - 5.30pm.

Winter by appointment. Please contact Snobs Creek Melbourne Office
Stocklist

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Distribution Information

Snobs Creek Wine can be found in many Foodworks, rural centres. Selina Cellars in Balwyn, Duncans in Church St Richmond, Marine Hotel Brighton, Mordialloc Cellar Door, Mordialloc, Olinda Cellars Olinda, Marmac IGA Martin St Brighton plus clubs, restuarants and online.

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4 Star

Very good producer of wines with class and character. Will have two (or more) wines rated at 90 points and above (or possibly one at 95 and above).

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