Past Wines

 
 
2018 Coldstream, Yarra Valley, Shi-raz
Grown by Andy Clarke from the Spring Lane Vineyard in Coldstream
Handpicked
One Bin
Corner foot stomped
10 days carbonic maceration
3 months in an old barrique
Pinch of SO2 at bottling
Serve chilled
Goes well with chipolatas and bangers >>>
 
 
 
 
2018 Christmas Hills, Yarra Valley, Sauvignon blanc
Grown by Ryan Plant from the siltstone and clay loam soils of the Rising Vineyard in the Christmas Hills, Nillumbik.
Elevation - 245m | Aspect - south facing
90% destemmed, then 3 days on skins
10% whole bunches underwent 3 days carbonic maceration
Pressed and fermented in old barriques.
Sur lie durant 4 mois
Pinch of SO2 at bottling
12.5% abv | 7.4 STD DRINKS
Goes well with techno
 
 
 
 
2019 Shi-raz - Grown by the Trist family at the Queenstown Vineyard in St. Andrews. 20 years old vines on primarily Siltstone and mudstone. Grown thoughtfully and sustainably with plans to convert to cerified organic. Elevation - 180m | Aspect – North/North West

Handpicked 1500 Kg
Carbonic maceration for 3 days
Pressed to old oak
WILD FERMENT
Bottled after 3 months in barrel
35ppm SO2 at bottling
12.9% abv
94 doz bottled

Flick back with some Ocean Wisdom Fire in the Booth

 
 
 
 
2019 Cabernet Franc, Yering, Yarra Valley

Grown by Papa Johns (Ollie's Pop) at Yering Farm Vineyard, on rich clay loam.

Handpicked around 400kg
Small amount of fermenting Cabernet Sauvignon juice was added to the whole bunches.
Sealed and left to ferment for 8 days, then pressed and fermented in steel.
Bottled 2 months after picking.
WILD FERMENT

35ppm SO2 added at bottling.

13.2% abv
7.8 STD drinks

Goes well with Ui Yia Uia by No Zu

 
 
 
 
2019 Cré Fizzy

This is our fizzy wine that we grew ourselves.

We inherited this vineyard from Rhen and Janelle of Ephemera wines at the end of 2018. Organically, sustainably and thoughtfully grown by them for two years. We look to carry on this farming practice.

20 year old vines grown on predominantly clay loam
Elevation - 100m | Aspect - east facing

Handpicked 600kg
Carbonic maceration for 3 days
Pressed to steel
Bottled after 3 days with 15g/l residual sugar
Disgorged after 2 months
WILD FERMENT | ANCESTRAL METHOD
No SO2

11.5% abv
6.8 STD drinks

Serve chilled and turn this tune up to 11
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Punk Nat
A mish mash of wine and lees we couldn’t fit into barrels or would normally fling into the
paddock, settled and racked, aged in old oak for a couple of months then chucked into
bottle with some fermenting juice. Pétillant! Voilà!

$5 will be donated to Street Smart Australia for every bottle sold. StreetSmart supports smaller, grassroots, community based organisations with limited fundraising options or capacity. Our focus is the support of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Goes well with ......
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Cré Levana Blanc

Our full moon wine. "Levana" being the hebrew word for white and moon. Picked on full moon, racked on a full moon and bottled on a full moon. It will likely give you a burning desire to howl at the moon.

Grown by Marty George at Greenstone Vineyards in Yarra Glen, on grey sandy loam over a clay base. Vines are 35 years old.

Handpicked
1 tonne
10% Whole bunch
90% Destemmed
Two thirds on skins for 4 days
One third on skins for 21 days
Pressed to old oak
WILD FERMENT

20ppm S02 at bottling

11.2% abv
6.6 STD drinks

Goes well with Hamburgers and Hotdogs
 
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Cré Pinot Noir 
Grown by the Trist family at the Queenstown Vineyard in St. Andrews. 20 years old vines on primarily Siltstone and mudstone. Grown thoughtfully, sustainably, with organic practices and plans to be certified organic in the next couple of years. Elevation - 180m | Aspect – North/North West
Handpicked 600 kg
60% whole bunches
7 days on skins
Foot stomped every other day
Pressed to old oak
WILD FERMENT
5 months in barrel
35ppm SO2 at bottling
14% abv
33 doz bottled
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Grown by Papa Johns (Ollie's Pop) at Yering Farm Vineyard, on rich clay loam on the
Valley floor.
Handpicked 500kg
100% destemmed
Macerated for 3 weeks in old oak
Pressed to old oak
WILD FERMENT
2 months in barrel
35ppm SO2 at bottling
33 doz bottled

Drink with kebabs
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Merlot
Grown by JonJo, Gary and Rhen at the Jamsheed Vineyard in Wandin East, Upper Yarra. 25 year old vines on predominantly red volcanic clay loam. Dry grown. North Facing. Farmed thoughtfully and sustainably.
Handpicked
500 kg
100% Whole bunch
Gently foot stomped every couple of days
8 days maceration
Pressed to old oak
WILD FERMENT
30ppm S02 at bottling
13.4% abv
35 doz bottled
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Syrah 
Grown by the Trist family at the Queenstown Vineyard in St. Andrews. 20 years old vines on primarily Siltstone and mudstone. Grown thoughtfully and sustainably
Aspect – North/North West

Handpicked 500 kg
100% Whole bunch
Gently foot stomped every couple of days
8 days maceration 
Pressed to old oak 
WILD FERMENT
30ppm S02 at bottling
12.9% abv
35 doz bottled