Varietals: 100% Shiraz
Region: Yarra Valley (Gruyere)
Vineyard: Warramate, elevation 160 to 180 metres AMSL. Sitting at the foot of the Warramate Hills on a gentle north facing slope.
Vines: The grapes that make up this wine are a blend of the 1969 “old vine” plantings and the 2000 “young vine” plantings. The young vines are four distinct Shiraz clones (BVRC12, SA1127, 1654, ESA3021). The balance being the old vine and is an unknown clone. All Warramate vines are farmed without irrigation.
Soil: Silty clay loam over yellow clay
Cellaring: Given the freshness & immediacy of expression it currently displays, it is ready for enjoyment right now. Expect a graceful & satisfying evolution for 10+ years under suitable cellaring conditions.