About The Wine
Great vineyards viewed through the lens of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir; that's Barney Flanders' vision for his Garagiste wines.
The 2016 Tuerong Chardonnay is an excellent example of the quality he has been producing of late. There's a power and intensity to this Chardonnay, a lightning strike of acidity, a curl of luscious oak but all the while the purity of the fruit and the characters of the vineyard remain the key point of focus.
An impressive 95 points from Campbell Mattinson and a truly stunning Chardonnay, comparable with the very best of the region.
Garagiste is the brainchild of Barnaby Flanders.
After leaving Allies Wines in 2003 he embarked on a mission to produce small batch premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay under his own label in his beloved Mornington Peninsula.
Barney loves the sub-regionality to be exploited in Mornington Peninsula, the slight alterations in aspect and soil profile within this small wine producing region provide him with the scaffolding around which he builds his stunning harem of small batch wines.
They are only ever made in small quantities so time is of the essence if you want to explore the world of Garagiste.