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2021 Bobar Viognier

Yarra Valley, VIC

Naturally made, ripe, luscious Viognier from the Yarra Valley.

$44.00

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About The Wine

Here's a ripe, bold Viognier from Tom and Sally at Bobar wines.

This is no shy rendition of the variety - it's lively, has plenty of fruit, and excellent attack in the mouth. Full of soul and energy.

Getting out of the way and allowing the fruit to express itself in the bottle is the Bobar MO. That approach has certainly worked a treat here with this much-loved variety.

About Bobar Wines

Tom and Sally Belford are pioneers of the natural wine movement in the Yarra Valley.

Using fruit from their own vineyards and selected sites from across the valley, their gentle, lo-fi wines have developed quite a cult following.

They are known for their savoury expressions of Syrah, Viognier and Chardonnay.

These are lovely people crafting idyllic wines. The Yarra Valley presented with minimal intervention.

Tom and Sally
Tom and Sally
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Grown at the base of the Christmas Hills to the west of Yarra Glen, the Homestead vineyard has an expansive easterly exposure with a degree of protection from the westerly heat and hot northerly winds. This little subregion allows for the full and rich expression of the Yarra Valley floor with a restraint that the more exposed hillsides don’t afford.

The whole bunches were picked directly to small open fermenters in the vineyard with a small amount crushed by foot on the bottom and left for a 7 day whole bunch maceration. Pressing to old 500L oak puncheons followed for ferments and maturation throughout winter. Carefully racked and bottled for a further six months maturation before release.

Super lean & fresh. Waxy, loads of energy

Blend : Viognier (100%)
ABV : 11.00%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Tom Belford
Tom Belford
Yarra Valley, VIC
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Critic Reviews

90Points
The Wine Front

"This one is washy and a little crisp, a lighter expression of viognier that delivers a more green and edgy white wine, green apple leading fainter stone fruit notes, some bread dough and cashew yeasty inflections and a cool, minerally finish. A gentle white, a pleasingly understated wine." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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    Amazing when paired with food

    This wine is highly drinkable on its own but we paired it with some spicy calamari cooked on the bbq and... bangin’

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