Margaret River, Western Australia
 

Proprietor: Will Berliner
Year of Establishment: 2005
Size of Estate: TBA
Av. bottles/annum: 5,000

Website: www.cloudburstwine.com

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We are creating wines with tremendous life force, working in partnership with the land and offering only minimal interference with natural processes.

 

Our work begins in the vineyard where we nurture the health of our soil, insuring the growth of healthy balanced vines bearing delicious grapes. This effort carries over into the winery where we utilize wild ferments and intervene as little as possible, letting the grapes fully express themselves as they transmute into wine.


 

VINES

Cloudburst

Size
1.25 hectares
% of your production
TBA
Owned
Harvested by hand
Dry grown
Soil/s
Sandy loam, gravelly loam
Varieties planted
Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
Training system
Vertical shoot positioning
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations, mulch, compost
Pest control
Sulphur, milk products
Weed control
By hand
When was it converted to natural farming
Always farmed naturally

 

 
 

Wines

Cloudburst Chardonnay

2014
Variety/ies
Chardonnay
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Cloudburst
Days of skin contact
Nil
Filtered
Yes.
Fined
Yes. Bentonite
Elevage
225lt barriques 1/3 new for 10 months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
64ppm

Cabernet Sauvignon

2013
Variety/ies
Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Cloudburst
Days of skin contact
7 days
Filtered
Yes.
Fined
Yes. Bentonite
Elevage
225lt barriques 1/2 new for 19 months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
65ppm