2020 SECOND TAKE VERMENTINO 12% ALC $45 AUD Hand-picked, cooled prior to crushing, crushed to tank to naturally ferment no additions.Deliberately scraping off oxidised fruit to avoid colour and oxidised characters.256 days on skins then basket pressed, keeping free run and pressings separate.Allowing naturally to go through malolactic fermentation. Racked [...]
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For us we didn’t want to produce a weighted Grenache Shiraz blend, but a thirst quenching wine that sits easily in your drinking requirements for summer reds and also something that is easily drinkable on all occasions. When Michael and I first started making wine in 2005 we were passionate [...]
"Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” - George Bernard Shaw In 2016, Peyton who was then nine was finding it hard to grasp Mathematics. We could see our daughter struggling and feared that she may never see the joy and [...]
As we start to plan to tirage our 2019 Devote Sparkling Vermentino Méthode Traditionnelle, we decided to open the current 2017 Devote Sparkling Vermentino. Michael and I started this journey in 2011, after sitting in the winery and looking at parcels of the 2011 Vermentino, we both thought it looked [...]
Vintage 2020 will go down in history for being one of the most unusual vintages. Usually the vintage brings excitement with growers and wineries busy and there is a real buzz about things, but this year we are left complexed and even more isolated. I always mention to people that [...]
If you truly want to see what the Barossa is all about, edition 14 of the repast magazine pretty much sums up the Barossa. I think people think they know the Barossa, but Jeremy and Heidi have put it all in one edition and think the Barossa just may be [...]