Yarra Yering is one of the oldest and most beautiful vineyards in the Yarra Valley consisting of 28 hectares of vines located at the foot of the Warramate Hills. Established in 1969 by Dr Bailey Carrodus the 1973 vintage saw the production of the first vintage of Dry Red Wines – No’s 1 & 2. This saw Yarra Yering quickly gain an international reputation for quality and individuality.
45% touriga nacional, 28% tinta cao, 9% tinta roriz, 7% tinta amarela, 7% avarelhao, 4% sousao hand-picked and destemmed and fermented together in a small fermenter, foot-stomped in traditional Portuguese lagar fashion, matured in old oak for 10 months. Establishment of this vineyard on its rocky, terraced hillsides was a labour of love, wild deer regarding it as their spring vegetable garden. You have to wait for this blend to work its magic, for it is a wine of quite remarkable finesse and aromatic qualities. Its length, too, is beyond the ordinary. Price: $100.00; Drink by: 2030; Alcohol: 14%; Rating: 97 Points & Special Value Star; James Halliday; Wine Companion
(Touriga Nacional, Tinta Cao, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Alvarelhao, Sousao) Deep, youthful purple colour with a fragrant, lifted, high-toned aroma led by fruit. Blackberry and a touch of spice. It's medium-bodied and soft textured, very fresh and young but also very approachable. Lovely balance. A delicious wine. Drink: 2017 to 2036; Price: $105.00; Alcohol: 14%; Rating: 96 Points; Huon Hooke; The Real Review
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