2005 Chardonnay

September 1, 2005

A full-bodied unwooded Chardonnay with peach and rockmelon flavours to excite the palate. This wine was made by Mike Garland from fruit sourced in the Mt Barker region. It exhibits qualities for which the region is renowned.

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2005 Riesling

September 1, 2005

For the 2005 vintage we experimented with a more German-style Riesling, showing fruit sweetness and a crisp finish. It retains the intense lime and citrus aromatic qualities typical of the Hawker Ridge fruit.

2004 Cabernet Sauvignon

March 1, 2005

Blackcurrent and chocolate are in abundance in this fruit-driven Cabernet, matured in French oak more than a year. This wine has layered tannins and a smooth palate. The fruit was sourced from vineyards in the Kendenup and Mt Barker regions.

2004 Shiraz

March 1, 2005

Our first Shiraz vintage showed well-balanced tannins, peppery spice and fruit flavours: an elegant example of cool-climate Shiraz. This wine was made by Mike Garland and matured in French and American oak for fifteen months.

2004 Riesling

September 1, 2004

A fresh stylish Riesling with aromatic qualities grown on a southerly slope of well-drained gravelly loam. This wine was made by winemaker Mike Garland and features all the qualities of a typical cool-climate Riesling for which Mt Barker is renowned.