A foray into a very exciting piece of dirt - known as Polish Hill River (Clare Valley). We once told ourselves, that if we weren't looking at the Adelaide Hills for the best sites for our varieties - it'd be Clare Valley. Inland, continental climate, warm
For as long as we can remember, we have been asked: "when are you guys going to make a Pet-Nat?" To be honest, we had - with quite extreme results - and we've been a little bit scarred from the experience. But after 9 years, like a phoenix that rises from
Plenty of racy red berries and blue fruit, with an elevated acidity for the flexibility of chilling, with just a hint of chewy, green tannin. So fresh it feels like fermentation finished yesterday. A perfect gateway into the Tropo range.
Bright orange peel, yellow peach and a subtly integrated oxidative character in the background that has shades of Oloroso to it. It’s awesome to have a wine like this in the sheds. Lovely furry, green apple tannins and an awesome blood orange tang with a
Lemongrass, lime-leaf, guava, but there is that incredible flinty, reductive whiff that is always here when the wine is in peak form. As you may pick up – it is in peak form. So much grapefruit and quartz charging down the middle of the palate, with bits