Salty, briny, misty, floral, magical. This smells of a
spring-time coast, wildflower aromas, sagebush,
smokebush, and then you get that lovely lemony citrus filtering through. Also tangy green apple, green chilli, mint and curry leaf.
A cool year and an early pick sees the acid dialled
up a notch from last year. Limey lanolin in the mouth – yes, it’s creamy but the tight minerally acidity speaks of fresh lime juice in a gin & tonic. At once savoury and sweet: kiwifruit, finger lime, lemon curd.
Soil: Free-draining lateritic soil, sandy
gravel over loam
Handpicked, February 19th , 2021
October 2021, unfiltered and unfined
The first fruit in for V21, this hand-picked Yallingup fruit was basket-pressed to tank for settling before racking to aged French barriques to begin natural fermentation. The wine remained on light lees for 6 months prior to bottling in October, unfined, unfiltered.
Aged on light lees in oak for 6 months