Thank you to those of you who made it to our Spring Tasting event on Sunday 13 September. It was such a beautiful day and it was fantastic to share some of our new wines with you. We feel very lucky to have been able to host this event considering the challenges presented this year.
Our new releases are now available online and you can read a little bit about them below.
Hand-picked at optimum ripeness and gently whole bunch pressed into French oak barriques where indigenous yeasts completed the fermentation to dryness.
Matured for 10 months in a combination of 30% new and 70% used French oak barriques.
Aromas of mango skin, pineapple, flint and almond meal emanate and entice to reveal a palate of exceptional fruit weight and saline acidity.
Silver – Perth Royal Wine Show 2020
2018 Reserve Chardonnay
Our first release of Reserve Chardonnay. 100% single vineyard, Gin Gin clone.
Hand-picked and gently whole bunch pressed into a combination of 60% new and 40% used French oak barriques where indigenous yeasts completed the fermentation to dryness.
Matured for 10 months in French oak barriques.
“Ripe lime, fennel and floral perfume, nougat cream. It’s creamy and silky, but grape-fruity and tight as well, some subtle tropical highlights, flint, chalk and cream on a cool long fine acid finish. Classic Margaret River style.”
95 points – Gary Walsh, The Wine Front
2016 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
The Reserve is made from the oldest planting of cabernet sauvignon on the property, justified by a depth of flavour and fine tannins.
Co-fermented with a small amount of malbec (8%) to help create a seamless palate.
Matured in a combination of 40% new and 60% second use French oak barriques for 12 months.
"A delicious cabernet of searing length and sumptuous fruit. Red and black currant notes hang off the bones of tightly knit tannins, all clad in olive, anise and sage. At once a smooth piste across the palate. On the other hand, with time in the glass, a providore of regionality and ageability. The oak, a vanillin signpost, is seamlessly integrated. The length very impressive. Thoroughly Margaret River."
95 points - Ned Goodwin, Halliday's Wine Companion
Gold – 97 points, Margaret River Wine Show 2019
You can order these wines now HERE.
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