2018 Musk Lane White Nero

Heathcote, VIC

Fascinating wine from a fascinating new producer. Yummy stuff.


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About The Wine

Happy mistakes in winemaking can yield delicious results when the stars align.

This Nero d'Avola from the Chalmers Vineyard in Heathcote was intended to be a Rosé. After a very short amount of skin contact, winemaker Brendan Musk pressed off the fruit to ferment. It would appear he jumped the gun a little.

The colour didn't bleed off the skins so he was left white clear white juice. Undeterred, he soldiered on. The wild ferment completed with a little residual sugar remaining in the wine. He tasted it and liked what he saw, so he bottled it.

What we have here now is a white version of Nero d'Avola with a touch of sweetness. It's a unique and delicious little wine. Definitely worth checking out if you like the weird and wonderful wines of Australia. 


Winemaker Brendan Lane
Winemaker Brendan Lane
Bendigo, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

1.4 tonne batch - Chalmers Vineyard, Merbein, Victoria.
110 dozen produced.

Whole bunch pressed with minimal skin contact.
Cool ferment in stainless steel tank, stopped with approx. 10gms residual sugar.

OFF DRY. Un-fined & Vegan.

Minimal sulphites used at bottling.

Blend : Nero d'Avola (100%)
ABV : 10.00%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2020
Bottle Size : 750ml

One of the Victorian vineyards Brendan sources fruit from
One of the Victorian vineyards Brendan sources fruit from
Bendigo, VIC

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