Archive | July, 2015

THRILLING – JAMES HALLIDAY AUSTRALIAN WINE COMPANION 2016 RESULTS

We are thrilled with the results from James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2016. See below. DOWNLOAD Thompson Estate James Halliday Reviews 2016. Thompson Estate Chardonnay 2013 Night machine-harvested, pressed and cold-settled to star brightness, cold-fermented, inoculated with a pure culture, in 100% new French oak. The long experience of Bob Cartwright at Leeuwin Estate shines through, […]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT BY THOMPSON ESTATE

Thompson Estate remains committed to its community responsibility and support for the arts. In addition to its support for Sculpture by the Sea, Thompson Estate is the wine sponsor for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, and regularly supports the Australian Medical Association, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at the University of WA, the Royal […]

DECANTER REVIEW – ESTATE CHARDONNAY 2013

We are delighted with the recent Decanter review of Thompson Estate Chardonnay 2013 in their Margaret River Supplement for 2015. Result: 18 (93). “Under the watchful eye of Bob Cartwright, who has been at Thompson Estate since he ‘retired’ as chief winemaker at Leeuwin Estate in 2005, Thompson Estate is, unsurprisingly, making top-notch Chardonnay. The […]

NEWS FROM THE WINERY

Bob Cartwright, our highly esteemed and internationally influential winemaker will be stepping back in the next Year or so. The transition to Paul Dixon has been carefully managed by Bob. The 2015 Vintage was totally managed by Paul Dixon with careful oversight and input from Bob. Paul has extensive experience as a winemaker, having most […]

VINTAGE REPORT 2015

Vintage 2015 is now complete. We brought in our last cabernet sauvignon on the 8th of April. (Just before the heavy rains arrived). Yields this year throughout Margaret River and particularly in Wilyabrup have been surprisingly light with some blocks producing less than half the yields of 2014. The reasons for this are not entirely […]