matts' blog

 

Rain!
8th Jun 2009

Three inches of rain has seen dam levels rise and paddock pasture get a much needed kick along! The sheep are lambing and the vines have lost most of thier leaves.. almost time to start pruning

 

 

Waiting for the vines to go to sleep
22nd May 2009

With the lack of rain recently, we irrigated a few time following harvest to keep the leaves photosynthetically active for as long as possible prior to dormancy. Once the vines go to sleep for the winter, pruning can begin!

 

Harvest time comes to an end
22nd May 2009

On may 4th we picked the final batch of merlot from the vineyard, signifying an end to the 09 growing season. Flavours of dark cherry and plum were clear in the fruit. Cant wait to see what the wine will hold!