David Williams in The Guardian reviewed the 2014 in the 50 best summer wines for 2017:
"Clocking in at 15% alcohol, this is a powerful wine for sure, but what elevates it (indeed all of Kym Teusner’s wines) over many of its old-school Aussie rivals is the vivid freshness of the sweetly plummy fruit, with the dusting of cocoa and spice, and fine soft tannins making this a very superior barbecue bottle."
“From the sixth-generation Riebke growers, deeply coloured and unashamedly full-bodied, gritty tannins standing guard over wild blackberry fruit. A degree of patience is absolutely essential, but will be rewarded thanks to the overall balance of the wine.”
92 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion August 2015
Set up by Kym Teusner and Michael Page in the Barossa in 2001, Teusner’s philosophy is to produce only exceptional, affordable wines by being very selective about the fruit that is sourced from old, well maintained vineyards. These vineyards reliably produce balanced, complex fruit which are guided, with minimal inputs, into wine. “Teusner was started by doing what we love, we never mapped it out to be so big. We started small and rode the wave and this is where we’ve ended. These are wines that we love to drink, we are not chasing markets,” explains Winemaker Kym Teusner.