The secret sister of Chardonnay, Aligote is often not recognised for the strong, independent grape she is. Bet you cant resistance this!
Recognised broadly as our most important site for both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay due to the heavily structured siltstone soils and resultant wines with an overlay of fine pure fruit.
Sitting at the southern end of the Yarra below Yarra Junction in the valley running north-south down to Gippsland. It receives increased warm air that travels down the valley, with increased air moisture content due to the surrounding forests and higher solar radiation. Grey/brown clay soils dominate, with full, rich aromatics and a supple structure that sits prominently on the front palate.
Rosé continues to be a style we play with and this is no exception. This tiny blend is from our winery block and continues our exploration with this multi-faceted grape. Field of Rosés is savoury and spicy embraced by attractive red fruits.
Coming in 14 days later than the first pick, the RS6 was fermented in concrete and then transferred to a single foudre for maturation. A slightly more generous fruit profile, but with the same driving acidity and firm structure that we have come to identify as the fingerprint of this site.