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  • From a premium site wedged between Yeringberg and Oakridge
  • This winery is the best-kept secret in the Yarra Valley!
  • Wines are made by Ben Haines, one of the best up and coming young winemakers in Australia

Tasting Notes

Colour Garnet Red
Nose The wine opens with perfume scents, brooding red fruits and earthy black forest. Fragrantly spiced and brightly lifted, this bouquet sets the scene.
Palate Packed with high-intensity fruit delivered with seamless elegance, this Pinot Noir has flavours of cranberry, redcurrant and cherry. These slightly sweet moments mingle with the more savoury elements of spice and bitter cacao.
Food Pairing duck and game
Cellaring 5-10 Years
Notes The fruit was hand-picked and added to two separate ferments – a whole berry ferment to highlight the vibrancy and clarity of fruit and another 100% whole bunch ferment to highlight the spice and savoury attributes of this fruit.
Variety Pinot Noir
Body Medium Bodied
Oak Type French Oak
Vintage 2017
Region Yarra Valley
Country Australia
Sustainability Vegan
Alcohol 13.0%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Stelvin
Yarra Valley
The Yarra Valley is a wine region known for producing outstanding Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The region has become a leading wine tourism destination, popular for weekend trips as it is located only an hour’s drive north east of Melbourne.

The cool climate region has some of the oldest soils in the world, and produces terrific Chardonnays in the leaner, acid-driven style. Long gone are the days of excessively oaked and oily Chardonnays. Superb Pinot Noir is cultivated with tremendous results. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and even Sparkling wines of premium quality are also worth seeking out.

Yarra Valley is the oldest wine region in Victoria with the first vines planted in 1838 at Yering Station. Reg Egan founded the iconic Wantirna Estate in 1963, followed by Dr Bailey Carrodus in 1969 who founded equally lauded Yarra Yering in the foot of the Warramate Hills. Nowadays a fleet of new world wine makers and growers are making sure Yarra Valley stays at the forefront of Victorian wine production. Key wineries to look out for are Mayer, William Downie and Macforbes.

The region in 2009 suffered in the Black Saturday fires, with an estimated 25% of all production was impacted.


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