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Airline pilots make surprisingly good wine. Their appreciation of the sciences, a respect for the weather and a bird's eye view of the land, all invaluable to the winemaker's art. John Ellis would take every opportune weekend away from his regular New York Paris route, to pursue a passion for viticulture. He planted the first commercial Cabernet Merlot vines in the Hamptons and found time between trans atlantic flights to work vintages amongst the Grand Cru vineyards of La Bourgogne. Ellis ultimately made the great lifelong sea change in favour of our land downunder. He settled on a farmstead outside Leongatha, amongst the slow ripening pastures of Gippsland and established a vineyard called Bellvale. It is now a place of fully mature vines and old world Burgundian techniques, sur lie.. Placing pinot amongst the pastures»
There were two scrub covered parcels of land, just outside Pokolbin village along McDonalds Road, that local council had long set aside for use as cricket ground and cemetery. Both were ultimately auctioned off to the highest bidders and sown to vine. A third undeveloped site became the subject of a long running feud among the new and old neighbours. Dodgy invoices between the rivals were exchanged and the division of firewood became a further cause of contention. A truce was eventually called by the two protagonists, Brokenwood and Hungerford Hill, for the sake of healthy viticulture. The nascent blocks achieved international renown as the eminent Cricket Pitch and the Langtons Listed Graveyard Vineyard, establishing Brokenwood as one of the most cherished marques in Hunter Valley.. Sociable soils make for healthy vine»

Tim Gramp Riesling CONFIRM VINTAGE

Riesling Clare South Australia
Tim Gramp is fifth generation of the family which made Orlando Wines famous. Tim has continued the tradition under his very own label, his estate wineworks are fortuitously based in the Clare Valley, home to some of Australia's finest Riesling vineyards. Tim Gramp is fashioned to a classically dry Riesling style. The palate is smooth and integrated, with a touch of intensity, elegance and refinement, ahead of a lingering, dry finish. An immensely well received and highly lauded wine to be found in Jetstar international business class.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$251.00
Fruit is sourced from the Castine family Golf House vineyard at Watervale. Soil profiles are red loam over limestone, yielding just over two tonnes/acre. Watervale is famous for Riesling wines with uplifted floral/ citrus aromas, clean mouthfilling flavours and profound structure. Idyllic ripening conditions develop pronounced, identifiably regional expressions. Parcels of the finest quality fruit are treated to a traditional manual basket press for the retention of inimitable hand extracted fruit characters. Only the exclusively free run juices are vinified, fermented over the course of several days, cold stabilised, filtered and bottled in July.
Pale light straw colour. A vital clean bouquet, the classic dry style of Riesling with seductive lemon, lime and floral aromas. Zesty and elegant citrus components follow through onto the palate which displays refreshing acidity and superb length of flavour. Evocative citrus characters are balanced by an invigorating acidity and lingering clean mineral finish.
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