James Halliday reviews Hanging Rock wines in his recently published 2006 Wine Companion
The Jim Jim Sauvignon Blanc 2004
Spotlessly clean aromas, with no hint of sweatiness; tropical passionfruit flavour, with good length and balance. Rating 94 Drink 2007 $27
The Jim Jim Pinot Gris 2004
Outstanding example of the variety; fragrant aromas, with vibrant touch of acacia; great length.
Rating 93 Drink 2007 $25
The Jim Jim Gewurztraminer 2004
Intense; abundant fruit and spicy varietal character; fractionally short.
Rating 92 Drink 2007 $25
The Jim Jim Gewurztraminer 1998
Excellent green-yellow; not overmuch varietal character, but really good length and balance. Extraordinarily youthful. Rating 92 Drink 2009 $25
Cambrian Rise Heathcote Shiraz 2002
Clean and supple; medium-bodied; attractive array of soft black fruits; good tannin and oak extract.
Rating 90 Drink 2012 $27