McLaren Vale,  South Australia
Proprietor: James Erskine
Year of Establishment: 2009
Size of Estate: 7 Hectares
Av. bottles/annum: 30,000

Website: www.jauma.com

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Jauma produce wines that highlight the joy and dreaming of the land of South Australia. Every year we grow with our wines and this is reflected in the stories the wines tell. We strive to create and add to our exciting local community, one of the most amazing places on earth to live.

 

James was named Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of the Year 2008 and has been chief judge of the Hot 100 wine show from 2010 to 2013.


 

VINES

Wood (grenache)

Size
0.75 Hectares
% of your production
10%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Dry grown
Soil/s
Sand/iron stone
Varieties planted
Grenache
Training system
Bush
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations and Mulch
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
1997

 

Wood (Shiraz)

Size
1.6 Hectares
% of your production
22%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Dry grown
Soil/s
Sand/iron stone
Varieties planted
Shiraz
Training system
Vertical shoot positioning
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations and Mulch
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
1997

 

Foreman

Size
1.9 Hectares
% of your production
27%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Irrigated
Soil/s
Grey silty loam
Varieties planted
Grenache and Shiraz
Training system
Trellised
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
2011

 

Genovese (Grenache)

Size
0.8 Hectares
% of your production
12%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Dry grown
Soil/s
white sand
Varieties planted
Grenache
Training system
Trellised
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
2015

 

Genovese (Chenin Blanc)

Size
1.4 Hectares
% of your production
16%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Irrigated
Soil/s
white sand
Varieties planted
Chenin Blanc
Training system
Trellised
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
2015

 

Birdsey

Size
0.6 Hectares
% of your production
7%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Irrigated
Soil/s
Red sand on clay
Varieties planted
Cabernet Franc
Training system
Vertical shoot positioning
Fertilizer
Biodynamic preparations
Pest control
Sulphur and milk products
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
2005

 

Vargaras

Size
10 Hectares
% of your production
6%
Buying fruit from
Harvested by hand
Irrigated
Soil/s
Sand on quarzite
Varieties planted
Gewurztraminer
Training system
Vertical shoot positioning
Fertilizer
Conventional
Pest control
Conventional, copper, sulphur
Weed control
Conventional
When was it converted to natural farming
Not yet converted

 

 
 

Wines

Alessa

2015
Variety/ies
Shiraz
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Foreman
Days of skin contact
18 days
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
Barrels, 500 litre and 225 litre for 6months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
Zero

sup

2015
Variety/ies
Grenache
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Foreman 70% Genovese 28% wood2%
Days of skin contact
40 days
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
Barrels, 500 litre and 225 litre for 6months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
Zero

Chenin

2015
Variety/ies
Chenin Blanc
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Genovese
Days of skin contact
1 day
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
Barrels, 500 litre and 225 litre for 6months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
25 ppm

Pet nat chenin

2015
Variety/ies
Chenin Blanc
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Genovese
Days of skin contact
Zero
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
6 months in stainless steel and 1 month in barrel
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
Zero

Danby

2015
Variety/ies
Grenache and Shiraz
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
Genovese 99% Wood 1%
Days of skin contact
10 days
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
Barrels, 500 litre and 225 litre for 6months
Wild Yeast
Total Sulphites (ppm)
25 ppm