Matthew Jukes, Canberra District Tastings 2013
"There is an insane pepper component in this wine which drives me wild. The fruit is attractive, slim and juicy giving this wine a weightless appeal on the mid-palate. It’s like drinking Crozes-Hermitage after a makeover. Precocious, alluring and yet clearly a wine that will develop more in the bottle this is a tour de force from Eden Road."
Winsor Dobbin, Winsor's Choice
"Winemaker Nick Spencer has everything in place with gorgeous bright fruit, hints of pepper and spice, structure and balance. While this is drinking superbly already (it will be released in March), I suspect it will also cellar well, and it is extremely food friendly with a sensible 13% alcohol. This is a wine at the cutting edge of new-wave Australian shiraz. Lovely stuff."
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...
Tasting Notes Lovely youthful vibrant raspberry and spicy notes lead on to a bright crunchy medium bodied structure with lovely silky tannins and length. Winemaking Notes 20% Whole bunches are included with the balance de-stemmed for fermentation over the bunches. The alcoholic fermentation was carried in open fermenters. Following fermentation...
Tasting Notes Pinot Gris is a pink coloured variety and is typically made into a white wine. We allow a small amount of skin contact (10%) to encourage some colour but more importantly some texture from phenolics in our Pinot Gris. Partridge eye colour, strawberry and pear aromas lead onto...