Panton Hill Winery 145 Manuka Road Panton Hill 3759 Victoria Australia
T: +61 3 9719 7342 M: 0408 101 523

Panton Hill Wines

Our Philosophy

At Panton Hill we are committed to producing high quality, fruit driven, and complex wines. Terroir, low cropping levels (1-2 tons per acre), hand picking, top quality French and American oak, in combination with intuitive wine making all add up to produce both the classic styles you love and the rarer innovative fortified styles which all delight our visitors and keep them returning.

Cellar Door Open

11.00 AM – 5.00 PM Weekends, Public Holidays or by Arrangement

Panton Hill Cellar Door

Select Museum Vintages

Available in single bottle quantities per customer, including some wonderful 2006 Bordeaux blends. Enquiries welcome. Please email or telephone 03 9719 7342 for further information.


One dozen bottles within the Melbourne metropolitan area is free. Please contact us for subsidised rates to other regions. Please email or phone 03 9719 7342

Wine Tasting Notes

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Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Panton Hill Savignon Blanc Wine Label

This premium Sauvignon Blanc has a beautiful nose of Tropical, White Peach and Citrus fruit. The silky palate reflects the nose with added mineral flavours and a long finish. Inviting as an aperitif and perfectly suited to a wide range of foods from poultry and seafood dishes to Asian cuisine.


Excellent to drink now or in a few years

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Chardonnay 2014

Panton Hill Chardonnay Wine Label

This Chardonnay is fruit driven with a subtle backdrop of oak. The bouquet shows complex aromas of honeysuckle, peach, and citrus. These fruits carry through to the palate and combine with nutty oak characters and hints of butterscotch to create a multilayered mouth feel that finishes in a smooth creaminess. Try this with cheeses, seafood or poultry.


Cellar 2-12 years
Optimal drinking 2013-2019

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Pinot Noir 2010

Panton Hill Pinot Noir Wine Label

Our minimally filtered 2010 Pinot Noir has been produced using the process of carbonic maceration and whole bunch fermentation with wild yeast, first employed in France in the 1930’s. The result is a soft, earthy, style exhibiting cherry and plum aromas mingled with forest floor notes. These lead beautifully into a rich, complex and velvety palate which is further enhanced with a fine balance of old oak and spice. Try this with a good Brie, Camembert or Duck.


Cellar for 2 to 8 years
Optimal Drinking 2014-2018

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Cabernet Merlot 2010

Panton Hill Cabernet Merlot Wine Label

Cabernet Merlot bursting with rich dark berry fruit perfectly balanced with smooth, well-weighted tannins. The palate is complex and lingering. This is classically French in style, with the fruit having ripened in what was quite a mild and adequately wet summer - unusual for Melbourne these days! This wine is perfect now. Try this with Osso Bucco or a rich stew.


Cellar 4 to 8 years
Optimal drinking 2014-2018

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Stockbrokers Shiraz

Panton Hill Stockbrokers Shiraz Wine Label

This beautifully balanced wine has a deep, rich palate of black cherries and chocolate. This interweaves seamlessly with the smooth tannins that give this wine its velvety mouth feel. Great length and good complexity culminate in a soft, spicy finish. There is a spritz on the end of the tongue due to the light bottle fermentation that was allowed, by minimizing levels of Sulphur in this wine. An excellent partner to beef, game dishes or mature cheeses. Don’t think of eating a steak without it.


Cellar 4 to 10 years
Optimal drinking 2014-2020

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Verdelho 2014

Panton Hill Verdelho Wine Label

You’ll find voluptuous aromas of tropical fruit and ripe nectarines, as well as honeysuckle in this fine Verdelho. It is un-oaked so as extend the beautiful fruit character. The aromas carry through to the palate which is long and crisp. Because of its long ripening time, a surprising complexity and rounded mouth feel reminiscent of a French Sauterne have developed. It will make a fine partner to cheeses, smoked foods, seafood and Asian cuisine. Because of its subtle sweetness it is equally at home with a sumptuous dessert.


Not traditionally cellared, but this one could last a few years

Orams Reef Sparkling Pinot Noir
Chardonnay 2010

Panton Hill Orams Reef Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay Wine Label

This wine has been produced for those who love a classic Methode Champenoise with its fine bead and perfect balance between creamy, yeasty characters and delicate fruit. It is crisp, fresh and once again, a perfect partner to a wide range of foods.


Disgorged late 2015
Cellaring: 2015-2020

Vintage Pinot Port 2003

Panton Hill Pinot Port Label

The production of this rare, Vintage Pinot Port from carefully selected, late picked Pinot noir fruit was only possible because of exceptional ripening conditions in the Yarra Valley in 2003.


Cellar 8-25 years

Dorothy’s Choice Muscat
(average of 20 years in oak)

Panton Hill Liqueur Muscat Wine Label

This delicious, fruity, fortified wine was made from special Brown Muscat grapes developed from varieties imported into Australia in the 1800’s. Amongst world Muscat clones, this one is unique. We have carefully selected vintages spanning over two decades. Meticulous cellaring at Panton Hill over the years along with intuitive blending has resulted in a wine with the depth, complexity and richness that reflects this time and care. Age is the major contributor, but youth plays its part. The freshness and fruit of younger vintages add their touch to this luscious prima donna full of raisin, toasted almond and toffee characters. This wine is excellent on its own, after dinner with a rich dessert or maybe coffee. It is hard to resist with a soft blue cheese. At the time of bottling, the average combined age of this Muscat was 20 years. Enjoy!


Drink now or later

Aromatica - in the style of
Marsala Superiore Riserva

Panton Hill Aromatica Label

Originating in Sicily, Marsala was one of the most expensive and popular wines in Europe for more than a century. Poor copies led to a short era when it was relegated to the kitchen. Aromatica reflects strict new Italian standards, is made traditionally, and vintaged over a number of years at Panton Hill. The result is “Christmas Pudding in a Glass”, rich and dark, with a hint of butterscotch, vanilla and spice. If you have only tried modern copies, discover why the traditional style was so popular. Uses: Try it on ice cream or crushed ice in the summer. Make a real Tira Misu, Mediterranean Trifle or a marinade for berries (especially strawberries), peaches or melon. Up-grade numerous desserts, when guests that you'd like to impress, arrive unexpectedly!


Drink now or later

Orams Wish Chardonnay Liqueur

Orams Wish Chardonnay Liqueur Label

Orams Wish was named after Oram's Reef, the richest gold seam in Panton Hill in the gold rush days. This unique, soft golden Chardonnay Liqueur is subtle but rich. Its smooth, mouth filling flavours of honey, citrus and creme caramel with a hint of grape flower aromas remind you of a warm spring day. Delicious on its own or accompanied by cheeses, almonds, dried fruits or chocolate.


Drink now or later