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Express Wines Grape Fields

$28.00

Skin fermented Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc from our naturally farmed Mount Barker vineyard co-fermented with Semillon from the neighbour’s place that we farmed this year and Pinot Noir from another organic vineyard down the road in Albany. All farmed naturally and fermented by native yeast, spending an average of 6 days on skins to create a youthful but textural experience.

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Express Winemakers are about producing wines that are uniquely expressive of their origins. They currently lease and manage four small vineyards in the Mount Barker and Porongurup sub-regions of Western Australia’s Great Southern. The cool climate and ancient decomposed granite soils of the Great Southern lends itself to low yielding vines producing high quality fruit, which is necessary to make expressive minimal intervention wines.

Vineyards are farmed without chemicals. We don’t irrigate our vineyards forcing the vines to send roots deep into the sub-soil. Our fruit is all hand harvested and crushed by foot, commonly employing whole bunches including the stalks. Both primary and malo-lactic fermentation occur spontaneously with native yeast and bacteria. Movement of the wine is kept to a minimum and no fining or filtration is used. These guys really make some top quality entry level wines. Great Bargains.