The Tumbarumba Chardonnay is a blended selection of the best barrels from both the Courabyra and Maragle Vineyards. This Chardonnay is our flagship Chardonnay capturing the best of both vineyards in a blend that expresses everything that is great about Tumbarumba. Only 400 cases made.
The winemaking is kept very simple in order to express the high country and the rocky soil origins of the fruit. The fruit was handpicked, whole bunch pressed and transferred to French oak barriques for fermentation with indigenous yeast. The wine was then matured on gross lees in oak for 12 months and stirred on a weekly basis. No additives went into to the wine, apart form a small amount of sulphur dioxide prior to bottling.
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,...