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Riesling Fever…meet our new 2017’s

posted on: 25 October 2017

As the first of our 2017 wines start to walk out the door we are excited to be sharing what will become recognised as one of our “great’ vintages. Freshness, fruit weight and high expression all contribute to the balance and moreish quality of these wines. When we started to assemble these wines from their dormant winter months in large wood, we were already seduced by the pleasure and purity …

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2017 Vintage Report & Tasting Notes

posted on: 25 October 2017

2017 Vintage Report 2017 started slowly in September 2016 and took a more leisurely stroll through to harvest in March. Punctuated with regular rainfall and a moderate warmth, 2017 was a gorgeous season. In Strathbogie Ranges, the increased elevation of 600m ensured disease pressure was low on the back of many cool nights and mornings. Low sugars and higher acids dancing with glorious fruit weight define 2017.

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Introducing our new 2016 Single Vineyard Wines

posted on: 1 August 2017

We have had another big 12 months. We have been madly planting, growing and making. Don Valley and Gladysdale are two wonderful new sites and we have a bunch of new varieties coming to our soils this year including Trousseau, Aligote, Nebbiolo as well as new plantings of Chenin and Cab. Our farming continues to evolve as we better understand how to provide the plant with enough room to grow …

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Release Weekend at Graceburn Wine Room

posted on: 1 August 2017

The 2016 Single Vineyard wines will be open for tasting at our Graceburn Wine Room in Healesville from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August, from 11am each day. Graceburn Wine Room, 11a Green St, Healesville VIC 377 Ph. (03) 5962 3704 or email graceburn@macforbes.com

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Sydney friends….we’re coming to town!

posted on: 1 August 2017

Come along and enjoy a fun and casual night tasting through the new releases of our 2016 Single Vineyard wines. Mac will be there and would love to see you!

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June 2016 Winter Release – Grower Vineyard Wines

posted on: 24 May 2016

Our latest release is from our Grower Vineyard Wines, and includes the 2015 Coldstream, Yarra Junction and Hoddles Creek Pinot Noirs, the 2013 Gruyere ‘Hugh’ Cabernet Blend, the 2014 Gruyere Syrah, and the 2015 Healesville Syrah. Here’s some background on these wines…. Our first vintage in 2005 kicked off with two single vineyard pinots. One site in Coldstream and the other Woori Yallock which have remained two constants for us …

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