All our wines are entirely domain grown, vinified and bottled.
Our winemaking philosophy is to best preserve the inherent characteristics present in the fruit making site-expressive wines of detail and structure.
Our practices in the winery are low-intervention. Fermentation of all our wines occurs spontaneously with 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 flow.
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.