(2016) From vineyard at 900 metres, Philip Shaw having traveled the world making wine and know what he was looking for - almost settling in Tasmania, almost in Victoria, but Orange was where they settled. Made from estate fruit, it is tight and reserved on the nose, then a rich texture though the palate profile, it is intense and taut, a hint of sweet fruit but loads of acid crunch. The oak has such a delicate character, a lanolin and buttery touch, and concentration married to finesse.
(2016) From 1000m altitude in Orange, and a very cool but sunny climate, 25% was fermented in large casks, Lovely, gentle passion fruit and a flintiness and touch of smokiness in a Pouilly Fumé style, with gently exotic mango flavours. Long and what a lovely texture and beautifully balanced..