The 2012 Vintage
The 2012 vintage was a very pleasing and even season. It started off wet, but stopped raining well in time for flowering and the ripening period proceeded warm and dry. Considered one of the best ever vintages on the Mornington Peninsula.
Winemaker: Richard McIntyre
Viticulturist: Hugh Robinson
Vineyards: fruit 100% the McIntyre Vineyard
Vinification & Analysis.
Whole bunch pressing
100% wild yeast fermentation in French oak barrels, 25% being new
Natural malolactic fermentation (100%) in barrel
10 Months in wood on lees with 1 racking prior to bottling