From the near perfect growing conditions of 2009, the vibrant pale straw wine displays
intense passionfruit, orange and lime zest together with gosseberry and dusted jube
notes. The palate is soft with intriguing layers of textured lemon, lime and pink lady
apples ending in a long finish, well blanced by the lingering acid.
A 62/38 blend, the varieties seamlessly
joined in a never-ending circle of herb, grass, citrus and lemongrass, the finish alluringly fresh and
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Esate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as a consultant and mentor. The initial vineyards were planted by hand over a five year period from... View More