Winemaker Sandro Mosele has crafted a reputation for some of the finest representations of Australian Pinot and Chardonnay. The vineyard is split into five individual parcels with a variety of clones planted on some very different soils, and everything is done to enhance and express the natural characteristics of each parcel. The 2005 vintage was characterised by a mild summer with a beautiful warm autumn. Whole bunch pressed and barrel fermented naturally without inoculation. Matured for 12 months in French oak (30% new). Vine age 10 years at time of harvest.
Pale straw with green tinges. Dominated by minerals and floral, acacia notes. The fruit spectrum is dominated by citrus and pear characters. Tightly structured and very elegant, the palate is as the bouquet. The palate is very fine and linear with very persistent length and focus. With careful cellaring, this wine has very good potential for ageing.
REVIEWS & AWARDS
“The word Farrago just appeals to me on so many levels. It’s great to say in stentorian tones and means a hotchpotch or mixture, especially a ridiculous or unbelievable one. It’s rounder, creamier and a little softer than the Faultline although it shares many similarities. It tastes and smells of honeycomb and almond, lemon oil, citrus and stone fruit and shares the same mouth-watering acidity but just toned down a little. Less of the mineral sulphide and more of the gentle honeyed tones. Lovely wine of gentility and poise. 94/100.” – Campbell Mattinson – winefront.com.au