Single vineyard wine from Yellingbo, at the Southern end of the Yarra Valley.
Cane pruned MV6 clone on volcanic red soil with Nth Eastern aspect at 200m elevation.
30% whole bunches
Cold soak and fermentation in open fermenters.
Large format oak - 30% new Damy Alliers French oak for 11 months on lees.
Tasted frequently touched rarely.
100% Chenin Blanc
Aromas of stone fruit and melon with some spicy notes.
Pink grapefruit shines through with the bright acid drive.
A medium to full bodied pallet with a lovely texture.
A wine that assertively expresses the qualities of a fine vintage.
It's very expressive and polished, with supple, sweet strawberry fruit, juicy acidity and medium weight tannins all pulling in the same direction.
A hint of sweet spice on the finish only adds to the allure.
Aromatic plum and raspberries with freshness and balance, the wine has a round central core of red fruit that gives way to a complex mid-palate full of cassis, dark cherry, spice and vanilla.
A soft floral nose with hints of thyme, dried strawberry and charcuterie all give way to a palate full of refreshing red berry fruits and spice with a long savoury finish.
Rich flavour with lively acidity - fresh and salty and a mineral essence that lingers on the long, persistent finish. Distinct volcanic inerality.
A very clean, medium bodied wine that is both interesting and delicous with good acidity giving it good length.
Warm & rich with layers of flavour - hints of blackberry and dried plums, even notes of coffee.
An absolute cracker for this price!
A lively Chardonnay with citrus aromas hinting at mature lime and grapefruit.
The palate is driven by a beautiful fresh acidity and delivers a texture driven very persistent finish.