The 2022 vintage was a wet and cool one, la Niña. Consistent rain throughout the season saw the vines with prolific growth after quite a few drier years. Thankfully the rain lightened off closer to harvest which meant with carefully management of the vines and grapes, we remained relatively disease free with a good crop. The fruit was flavoursome and great quality with a fair yield.
The aromas of the 2022 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon exhibit fresh citrus with loquat and cape gooseberry which follow through to the palate combining with balanced acid and a good texture to give an exceptional long lingering mouthfeel with depth and dimension.
The 2022 Gamay is showing traits of a cooler year with pronounced fruit and vibrant acid. The dark cherry, plum and raspberry follow through to the palate, combining all with the subtle tannins creating a tight, yet moreish finish. It The cooler, vintage conditions means although it is pleasant to drink at the moment, it will also benefit from some cellar time.