Domaine Naturaliste is the new Margaret River venture of award-winning winemaker Bruce Dukes. Domaine Naturaliste wines are characterised by their softness, perfume and texture. Bruce begins with his agronomist’s passion for soil science and sustainable agricultural and production practices. Then he applies his well-honed intuitive flair to create a midline balance of taste, fragrance and texture. Bruce Dukes’ ability to make great wine is grounded in his agronomy smarts. Add to this his winemaker’s intuition and artistry and you have the formula for exceptional drinking experiences.
The nose here is tempting to say the least – cassis, raspberry and fields of violets and sage. The palate follows obediently, the acidity being the last thing that swoops in and cleans everything up …. What a gorgeous wine. Testament to the year, the hands and the vineyards. Ridiculous price. Alcohol: 13.8%; Rating: 95 Points & Special Value Star; Erin Larkin; James Halliday Wine Companion
|Unit Of Measure||ea|