About the Wine
The Bannockburn vineyard in Geelong produces some of Australia's most interesting Pinot Noir.
These 30+ year-old vines, planted by the legendary Gary Farr, yield fruit with immense power and concentration. There's a unique savouriness and gaminess that presents in most Pinot Noirs from this site.
Winemaker Matt Holmes is honing those characters and crafting the wine beautifully these days, allowing the vineyard to sing in full voice.
This is a regal, cellarworthy wine from one of the country's great viticultural sites. One that will mature beautifully with time in the cellar.
For decades, the Bannockburn vineyard has been producing Burgundian-inspired wines which truly reflect the winery's unique terroir.
Originally planted by the legendary Gary Farr, the wines that comes from this unique vineyard in Geelong show a rare sense of place. The ancient riverbed soils impart a distinct saline character and a power which makes the wines from this place immediately identifiable.
With the arrival of new head winemaker, Matt Holmes, the next chapter of Bannockburn's long history has commenced.
New ideas, a fresh take, the start of something new and exciting for this famous patch of earth.