Albarino is a wonderful variety that is well suited to the Hunter Valley. Our warm maritime growing conditions align quite closely with those of north-west Spain, the home of Albarino. Made without the use of oak, the palate exudes spice and lime making it ideal for current enjoyment.
This blend was pioneered in the Hunter Valley in the early part of last century and is currently enjoying a welcome renaissance. Elegantly structured, the blend provides a wonderful complexity with the rich earthy tones of Hunter Valley Shiraz with the vibrancy of Pinot Noir.
It will come as no surprise to learn that rain was a feature of the 2022 Hunter vintage. With over 180 millimetres of rain in early February it was certainly a year for vigilance in the vineyard. Continue »