Willowlake, Yarra Valley, Victoria

 
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 Pinot Location - Just under one & a half hours drive east of Melbourne, & around 10 minutes from the township of Yarra Junction

Elevation - Approx. 300m above sea level

Soil type - Deep, free draining, red volcanic clay loam

Aspect & planting direction - The vineyard is north facing & the sauvignon blanc & pinot noir rows are N/S

Vine age - Sauvignon blanc grafted in 2007 to rootstock planted in 1981. Pinot noir planted in 1988.

Management - Conventionally managed, dry grown most years.

Notes - Another of the upper Yarra Valley’s vineyard gems, Willowlake is a cool & thus slow/late ripening site with outstanding viticultural soils & considerable vine age, consistently producing some highly sought after fruit & resultant wines of exceptional balance, finesse & concentration.