Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd

+61 8 9851 3111 Albany Highway
Mount Barker, WA 6324
Australia View map

Plantagenet takes its name not only from its home, but also from its heritage. In 1968 in a stroke of serendipity English migrant Tony Smith, himself a descendent of the Plantagenet's, invested his small inheritance in a farm called Bouverie in Western Australia’s Plantagenet Shire.He first planted Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon followed by Riesling three years later. The first wines from these young vines were tight and lean and showed the elegant spice and fruit characters for which this area was to become known 1. English royal house which reigned from 1154 to 1399 (Henry 2nd to Richard 2nd), the name coming from the nickname of Henry’s father, Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, who habitually wore a sprig of broom – L. planta genista. 2. Rural shire, or region, surrounding the town of Mount Barker, just north of the port of Albany in the south west of Western Australia. Like many local landmarks, it was named by early English settlers who favoured royalist titles. Tony first planted Read more »

View More

Popular wines by Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Varietals Produced by Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd View all

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

People getting updates on Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd

Page 1 of 2

Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd on Snooth

  • Que Syrah, Syrah...Our latest eNews is out and you can read it here: Tell us what you think.

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • This is what we love about winter, what about you?

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • 2010 Plantagenet ShirazJust released, details here :

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • Celebrate WA Day this long weekend. A great time to light a fire and open that red you have been saving perhaps?

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • 2011 Plantagenet Cabernet SauvignonLimited release, just in time for winter. Details here:

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • 2012 Plantagenet ChardonnayRecently released, all the info here:

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • It's a fine drop! @MastermindTB: Loving this 2012 @plantagenetwines Chardonnay in honour of #chardonnayday today

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • The team hard at work at @noosafoodwine serving Plantagenet and @omrahwines - great weekend!

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • @MastermindTB Here's to five more! Thanks Trish, it's been great having you onboard.

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • Settling in for Budget 2013? What's your wine choice for the evening?

    via Twitter by PlantagenetWine

  • New image uploaded to this page.

    Page modification by 104657Oldbridgecellars 104657 Oldbridgecellars

1 2 next

View larger map

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Recent Forum PostsView all

Plantagenet Wines Pty Ltd wine ratings and reviews

Snooth Media Network