Nashi pear, white peach and crushed cashews.
A palate that delivers both freshness and ﬂavour. Saline, arrowhead acidity carries an abundance of ripe stone fruit characters, whilst subtle toasted almonds linger on the ﬁnish, indicative of the large oak casks.
The Rocky Road Vineyard is in the southern part of the Margaret River region.
After desirable conditions during ﬂowering, the summer started cool and wet, slowing down the growing season signiﬁcantly. Conditions improved in late February, developing into a perfect Indian summer. The result is whites that are packed with energy and poise, and reds that got the beneﬁt of a long, cool ripening periods; tannin ripeness and complex ﬂavour developments. Alcohols are lower than previous years, even with greater physiological ripeness.