2021 Commune of Buttons Kikuya White

Single vineyard Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay from our favourite Commune. Fresh and briny with building weight and complexity.

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Jasper and Sophie are quick to credit the quality of this graceful single vineyard chardonnay to Dave Freschi and the tireless work he does in the Piccadilly site from which it hails. And so they should, it's a great vineyard that is beautifully cared for and produces stunningly good fruit.

That said, it's important to credit the Buttons deft hand in the winery too. They have created a chardonnay that wows with its freshness and aromatics, its light body is deceptively powerful, and the weight and complexity build as the wine moves through to a long and concentrated close. Another blinder chardonnay from The Hills.

The kikuyu chardonnay is from Dave Freschi's vineyard, and we have been making wine from this parcel since 2020. The vineyard has always been a source of reverence because of what it is to the Piccadilly Valley - a vineyard tended by a winemaker. Perched on a north facing slope at the northern end of the valley the vineyard is planted at 10,000 vines to the hectare and is dry-grown, Dave Freschi prunes each vine to a single Cane of 6 buds every year.

Driving past this vineyard there is an awe for real viticulture here; vines grown to make wine. Each vine struggling to produce a offering of grapes each year; really exciting stuff.

Commune of Buttons

Siblings Jasper and Sophie Button returned home some years ago to help save their family vineyard nestled in the Basket Range of the Adelaide Hills, planted primarily to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay 20 years ago by their mother.

They began restoring the site and transitioning to organic and biodynamic farming, and at some point decided that rather than sell off their prized grapes to others, they’d turn their hand to winemaking.

The wines are made naturally with only minimal sulphur additions and slow, gentle ferments. Jasper's winemaking has taken them to the front of the pack in the lo-fi Australian wine scene. With each release, the wines are more refined and detailed. They are wonderfully pure, unadulterated and as loveable as the family who makes them.

Jasper Button - Basket RangeAdelaide Hills Commune of Buttons

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