At a Glance
- Domaine established: 2006
- Winery built: 2017
- Owner: Charles Palmer
- Head of viticulture: Robert Palmer
- Closure type: Champagne Cork & Wire
- Vegan: Yes
Key white grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
Average vine age: 8 Years
Total area of wine estate: 12ha
Total area under vine with white grapes: 6ha
Total area under vine with red grapes: 6ha
Average yield: 50hl/ha
Minimum Intervention, aka Sustainable Agriculture.
Defining practices: Low Sulphur input to the vineyard and wine making process, in order to allow full expression of the yeasts in the winemaking process.
The use of innovative vine pruning techniques in order to combine both old and new wood. (a combination of cane and spur, cordon and cane). low vine planting density varying from 2000 to 2666 vines per hectare, to encourage better air flow around the vines and reduce the reliance on fungicides. This minimizes shading to give maximum sunlight exposure to the fruiting zone.
|Classic Cuvee Brut Vintage||60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir|
|Rose Brut Vintage||100% Pinot Noir|
|Blanc de Blancs Brut Vintage||100% Chardonnay|
|Special Reserve Brut Blanc de Noir Vintage||100% Pinot Noir|
|Pinot Noir||100% Pinot Noir|
Q & A
Q: What are you working to improve at the moment?
A: Pruning techniques
Q: Best food pairings with your wines?
A: Fish, White Meat and Spicy foods
Q: Aside from your own wines, what do you enjoy drinking?
A: Still Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Q: Name of the winery pet?
A: Bindi and Pippin the winery dogs