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2021 Pyrenees Nebbiolo

2021 Pyrenees Nebbiolo

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Landsborough – Malakoff vineyard

Latitude: 37⁰03’33”S Longitude: 143⁰10’55”E


Planted in 2000 on a north facing slope in Victoria’s Pyrenees, this is one of Australia’s most regarded Nebbiolo plantings. Sitting at an altitude of 350m on a red permeable clay and with cool evening temperatures, this vineyard produces fruit with a high aromatic potential and good natural acidity.


The fruit was hand-harvested, delivered to Barossa Valley as whole bunches. 50% was destemmed into a small open top fermenter, the balance was direct tipped on top as whole bunches. A combination of light pump-overs and hand-plunging were used to achieve the desired tannin structure, these continued after fermentation was complete for added complexity. The wine spent a total of 6 weeks on skins before it was basket-pressed, settled overnight, and racked to seasoned French oak. The wine remained on lees until October 2021 when it was racked and returned. Bottled in June 2022 after 14 months maturation.

150 cases produced

Nose – Rose petal, pot puree, cumin and rosemary.
Palate – Soft even tannin, red fruit and spice fill the palate.

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