Tasting Notes Archive

Villages Wines Subregional Info & Tasting Notes

posted on: 1 June 2020

Yarra Valley Overview The Yarra Valley is a unique cool climate region. No one soil type, aspect or climate. The Yarra however possesses the thumbprint of stunningly pure wines of medium body with lifted perfume and firm detailed structure.  For some time, the simple breakdown of Yarra regions has been the Upper and Lower Yarra loosely separated by the Warburton Hwy. However, for some time, our eye (and tastebuds) have …

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2018 Vintage Report & Tasting Notes

posted on: 1 March 2018

Despite a cool start and late bud burst the weather gods have given us a warm and wet season. This has provided favourable growing conditions to give our established vineyards big, healthy canopies and help our newly planted vines find their feet. The most exciting time of the year has rolled around again. HARVEST! Many miles have been walked tasting fruit in the vineyards, marking out their points of difference …

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17 Hugh Cabernets & other reds

posted on: 2 May 2019

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 history behind its youthful exterior and am excited about the equally powerful sense of time …

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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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2016 Tasting Notes

posted on: 9 November 2016

Please find below links for pdf downloads for the tasting notes for our wines made in 2016. 2016 Hoddles Creek Chardonnay 2016 Woori Yallock Chardonnay 2016 Coldstream Pinot Noir 2016 Yarra Junction Pinot Noir 2016 Woori Yallock Pinot Noir 2016 Wesburn Pinot Noir 2016 Spring Riesling 2016 RS10 Riesling 2016 RS13 Riesling 2016 Yarra Valley Syrah  

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2015 Tasting Notes

posted on: 3 February 2016

Please find below links for pdf downloads for the tasting notes for our wines made in 2015. 2015 Spring Riesling 2015 RS10 Riesling 2015 RS29 Riesling 2015 RS56 Riesling 2015 Hoddles Creek Chardonnay 2015 Woori Yallock Chardonnay 2015 Woori Yallock Pinot Noir 2015 Wesburn Pinot Noir  2015 Woori Yallock Rose 2015 Hoddles Creek Pinot Noir 2015 Coldstream Pinot Noir 2015 Yarra Junction Pinot Noir 2015 Healesville Syrah  

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