FAMILY RESERVE

Our Family Reserve wines are sourced entirely from 100% dry grown Mudgee fruit from our single vineyard estate. Each wine has a classic tannin structure which enables it outstanding potential for extended bottle maturation.  Each vintage is a rare and limited production.

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Black Syrah 2012
(750mL)

The 2012 Family Reserve Black Syrah was hand harvested on the 7th of April. Sourced from our 100% dry grown "Menah Block" and 30% coming from the Eurunderee "Black Springs" Block.

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Black Merlot 2012
(750mL)

The 2012 Family Reserve Black Merlot was hand harvested on the 22nd of March.

Sourced entirely from 100% dry grown Mudgee fruit from our single vineyard estate.

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Chardonnay 2012
(750mL)

The 2012 Family Reserve Chardonnay was picked at various stages through to early and mid March, from a cool Mudgee vintage.

A portion went through partial malolactic fermentation and wild yeast ferment.

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Chambourcin 2013
(750mL)

Chambourcin is a French and American hybrid varietal grown and sourced entirely from the “Lawson Farm” block, situated not far from our cellar door.

Picked on the 5th of April allowed the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly, resulting in a smooth and rich full bodied wine.

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Sparkling Chambourcin 2013
(750mL)

Made by the traditional 'Chamat Method' - our 2013 Mudgee Sparkling Chambourcin has a fine bead, is rich and opulent with milk chocolate and dark fruits of the forest and a soft spicy overtone finish.

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Asher's Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
(750mL)

Sourced entirely from our dear neighbour Uncle Bevan Asher’s Block.

The block planted on a gully and being from the same clone but only 20 metres away from our Cabernet block is totally different with lifted aromatics and herbaceous notes.