2017 was a cooler summer in the Yarra Valley, however March produced the highest monthly mean temperature on record, giving perfect conditions for our later ripening varieties. Grapes were harvested 3 weeks later than 2016, with ideal ripeness and flavour balance. Yield was 7 tonnes per hectare.
A long north-west facing block with clay loam soils. The block has long produced wines with richer flavour and firm structure which is well suited to this clone of Merlot./p>