A long and cold 2012 winter, 35% more rain than usual. An excellent growing season until storm winds hit late in October (up to 118km/hr) causing excessive damage in the vineyards, crop losses of up to 60%. Odd showers during the second half of the harvest gave reds a longer hang time. Outstanding white wines, in particular Chardonnay. Red wines came out with lovely soft textures and richness.
92% Shiraz, 6% Mourvedre, 2% Grenache Noir
20 months, 225L and 500L French oak barrels