Hailing from the hallowed area of North East Italy, Nebbiolo is responsible for the some of Italy’s most expensive and well known wines. Nebbiolo is a unique wine that reflects the site on which it was grown and Heathcote with its rich volcanic red soils and warm dry climate produce a unique richly perfumed Nebbiolo wine.
The 2013 release is a Cuvee from two sites in Heathcote approx. 6km apart. A 50/50 cuvee from the Willoughby Bridge and the Camelback vineyards this was wild fermented in open top fermenters, gently plunged and left on skins between 55 and 65 days. The use of 3 to 5 year old oak for 14 months ensures no additional oak tannins. The tannins are firmer than 2012 and it is already drinking well however it will only get better over the next 5 years. As such we highly recommend decanting, Nebbiolo loves a bit of air.