WineFront, October 2013 (Gary Walsh) - 92 points
"...Nick Spencer tells me -
“15 year old vines , old wood, 500 litre puncheons, 40 days on skins.”
Which, assuming I had any talents besides making up funny names for people and being a smart arse, is exactly how I’d make Nebbiolo in this country.Juicy cherries, aniseed, a bit of leather, some floral perfume – smells like Neb – but so youthful and perky! Medium bodied, buoyant and coloured red and purple, with fine grained tannin, a slightly slippery feel and convincing length. Nice package. It needs some time to settle and build complexity, but what an impressive debut."
Spring was quite wet and mild, however fruit set wasn’t affected by the weather and was perfect. Summer was mild from December onwards. Picking occurred in March after a long, dry ripening season. Tasting notes: Intense passionfruit and lemon aromas and flavours. The palate is mineral and long with a...
Riesling is one of the Canberra District icons. We believe Canberra does and will continue to produce some of the best examples of Riesling in Australia. Its continental climate is perfectly suited to growing lively and beautifully poised Riesling. Tasting Notes Intense tropical fruit, lime and lychees aromas with a...
Pinot gris is a white wine grape variety with rose coloured skins and is typically made into a white wine. We allow a small amount of skin contact to encourage some colour but more importantly some texture from phenolics in our pinot gris. The result is a lovely blush coloured,...