Distinctive and intense, fresh lemon blossom, white peach and lime zest.
A core of intense stonefruit and spice, textural and long with gentle french oak toast.
Estate grown from the spectacular hillside vineyard in the Ferguson Valley of the Geographe wine region, fruit is sourced from our Henty and Cotterill blocks planted to the Mendoza or Gin Gin clone in 1998.
Soil is typically a deep layer of ironstone gravelly loam over red and yellow friable clay with slight westerly aspects at elevations of 220 to 250m above sea level.
A season in which we have had our hottest December days ever, our warmest nights since 2012 and our driest December since 2008
However despite these conditions being thought of as less than ideal, we could not be happier with the overall quality of the wines from the vintage,
when all this occurred in tandem with the absence of our two nemeses, bushfires and birds! We did though experience a low yielding crop.