We need to talk about Cabernet….
It is interesting how, over time, my relationship with both sites and grapes has evolved in often unexpected ways. I’ve seen our Pinot and Chardonnay grapes increasingly play second fiddle to site, and with our increased role in farming the wines have taken on their own direction – veering further away from what is considered […]
Cabernet Release Dinners…
We’re celebrating with dinners in both Melbourne and Brisbane in May! Mac’s chosen an epic line-up of Cabernets from key regions such as the Napa, Bordeaux and Tuscany. Producers include Mondavi, Cos d’Estournel and Ornellaiaand each will be tasted alongside Cabernets form Mac’s own museum stock. New releases also open to taste.
17 Hugh Cabernets & other reds
This release is mostly about introspection and determination. 2017 has been well documented for being such a kind season. Our 2017 Hugh Cabernet is vivid in structure, clarity and refreshing fruit depth. I suspect this is one of the most balanced Cabernets we have bottled. Certainly I rush into this wine only to encounter the depth of […]
Our 2018 Yarra’s are here….
We’re really excited to release our 2018 Yarra Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Here’s a little about about the growing season and the resultant wines. Regular rainfall for the first half of the season followed by warmer than average summer temperatures saw a healthy crop constantly under disease pressure early followed by vigorous growth later. Our team […]
Unless you are reading this from OS, you will be aware of the extreme climatic events of the last six months including the bush fires in Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales, flooding in New South Wales and Queensland and drought conditions across much of Australia. Remarkably, the Yarra has escaped many of the harsh extremes with the […]