Halliday Success

James Halliday has awarded the 2012 Morus Cabernet 97 points. This, in addition to it’s 95 pts by Decanter and 96 pts by Huon Hook truly shows what a great wine it is. Halliday also awarded Domaine Naturaliste 5 stars and one of the Top Ten New Wineries in his 2016 Wine Companion. The five […]

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Huon Hooke Reviews

We are delighted to have received some very favourable reviews from well respected wine journalist Huon Hooke. A  quick summary:   2012 Morus received 96 points and 5 stars 2013 Artus received 95 points and 5 stars 2013 Rebus received 95 points and 5 stars   The 2013 Purus (93pt); 2013 Sauvage (91pt); 2014 Discovery SBS […]

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Vintage 2015

Here is an unusual sight – Bruce on the forklift. The crew try and keep him away from it most of the time (as he is fond of demonstrating a few “tricks” from his early days) but…vintage requires all hands on deck in every way! Another super effort from the all the team for Domaine […]

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2015 International Wine Challenge Results

Domaine Naturaliste is ecstatic to reveal we have won a medal for every wine entered into the 2015 International Wine Challenge Tranche 1! And for the first time Australia matched France in the gold medal count. We are ecstatic! Results below: GOLD: 2013 Direction Sauvage SBS, 2013 Flagship Artus Chardonnay, SILVER: 2012 Flagship Morus Cabernet […]

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Ray Jordan Wine of the Week 19th June 2014

Domaine Naturaliste Syrah 2012.   Bruce Dukes knows a thing or two about making wine, having produced a swag of medal-winners for many different labels owned by other people. Now he is doing his own thing. This is an interesting take on this wine style. Dukes picks the fruit a little earlier than usual to […]

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Winemaker of the year

Bruce has twenty years of valuable postgraduate industry experience, shared between iconic producers; Niebaum-Coppola Winery in the Napa Valley of California (Assistant Winemaker), Pierro Margaret River Vineyards in Western Australia (Winemaker and General Manager) and currently as the Senior Winemaker and Director for Naturaliste Vintners. Bruce has assisted in the establishment of several “five star” […]

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