The fruit comes from a 20 year old southern Barossa Valley vineyard.
Hand harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts and bottled without filtration.
A pale straw coloured wine. An aromatic mix of apples, guava, citrus blossom and fennel coming through on the nose with hints of florals and herbs adding further interest.
The second glass tasted prettier with the stone fruit, mineral and grassy herbaceous character shining through. It's textural, dry, delicate but ultimately uncomplicated.
Vinodiversity is an excellent resource for rare varietals in Australia including Clairette.