All our wines are entirely domain grown, vinified and bottled.
Our winemaking philosophy is to best preserve the inherent characteristics present in the fruit while making wines of elegance, finesse, texture, complexity and structure.
Our practices in the winery are minimalist. The fermentation of all our wines occurs naturally by way of native ambient yeasts. This is also the case for the malolactic fermentations.
Care and Guidance
The winery is designed to promote the movement of fruit and wine via gravity.
We use wholly French oak for all barrel matured wines, red and white. All the red wines are unfined and unfiltered. The white wines are all unfined and at times also unfiltered. We bottle all of our wines in-house using our dedicated bottling line.
All of our wines convey a sense of the place and the season in which they were grown.
A fine balance between scrupulous attention to detail and minimal intervention allows wine to fully express provenance.
James Halliday’s Winery of the Year 2012.