The deep red volcanic loams have allowed the vines over more than 90 years to penetrate and bury their roots deep into the underlying bedrock, providing them with nourishment, resilience and protection.

 

VINEYARD CHARACTERISTICS

Location:

Pokolbin, Lower Hunter Valley, NSW

Elevation:

137-146m

Size:

0.74ha

Varieties:

Shiraz

Vine Orientation:

Mainly East-West

Vines Per Hectare:

1790

Row Spacing:

3.6m

Vine Spacing:

1.5m

Soil Type:

Red and yellow Podzolic over medium clay and limestone

Trellising:

Vertical Shoot Positioning

Irrigation:

Drip irrigation

Harvest:

February; entirely handpicked