Entries by Stuart

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Gumboot Season

Gumboot Season 2017 ‘There’s a chill in the air, the sky’s grey, and it’s wet underfoot but every year in the Yarra Valley, winter becomes Yarra Valley Gumboot Season.’ To celebrate all things Yarra Valley, winter & gumboot, come into our cellar door wearing your finest gumboots from the 1st to the 31st of July and […]

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2015 Punt Road Pinot Noir – Wine Front Review

“Winemaker Tim Shand sent through a range of excellent notes on his latest releases but perhaps most pertinent was this remark on the making of the Napoleone Vineyard Pinot Noir: “Mostly open fermented at 20% whole bunch, the blend also contains smaller 100% whole bunch and 100% whole berry ferment batches. I reckon the best […]

2015 Airlie Bank Rosé – Wine Front review

“Amusing narrative on the back labels of these wines. You’ll have to read them to find out: I don’t feel much like typing. This is Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris (30%). Raised in old wood, with perky faced winemaker Tim Shand offering “No finings, no acid adds, coarse filtered, SO2 only pre-bottling. Bone dry, high […]