Oak & Wine

Oak & Wine

It’s interesting and enjoyable to watch people taste their ready to rack wine – wine that’s finished its fermentation, but not yet matured in oak – for the first time. Their first impression is always one of amazement – the vibrancy of colour, the clarity...

Baumé Readings March 7th

Picking from the northern end of the vineyard now, Baume’ is climbing 13.7-13.9 Be and 3.9pHDifferent parts of the vineyard are ripening at different rates. We will continue to pick the ripest patches trying to keep in the 13.5 -14.5 zone.We expect picking to...

Baumé Readings March 4th

A few days of hot, sunny weather has sped up the ripening process over the weekend. Building on previous readings, we’ve seen readings of 13.3 Baumé this week. From 9.1 Be on 9th of Feb, to 11.1 Be on 23rd Feb, to 13.2 yesterday. We commenced deliveries at the...