We always talked with Taras about making great wine from Monomeith so when we acquired the site, it was decided we'd make Father’s Milk again with Taras’ father Yari taking the reins. It's a tribute to the way Taras liked them made.
Vineyards: Monomeith, Ashton
Vine age: 26 years
Clones: MV6, 777, 114, 115
Aspects: East-west facing
Soils: Light loamy clay over sandstone with extensive quartz
Farming: organic (not certified)
Vinification: 100% whole cluster open top fermentation, eight months in neutral French oak barriques, bottled under Diam cork and natural cork, sealed with wax.
TA: 6.4 g/L
Production: 90 dozen