South Gippsland Victoria

Proprietor: Anna & Neil Hawkins
Year of Establishment: 2014
Size of Estate: 7 acres
Av. bottles/annum: 10,000

Website: www.thewinefarm.com.au

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VINES

The Wine Farm

Size
3 hectares
% of your production
100%
Owned
Harvested by hand
Dry grown
Soil/s
Grey loam over clay
Varieties planted
Pinot noir, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay, Rielsing, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot gris
Training system
Guyot
Fertilizer
Humus and own compost
Pest control
Copper and sulphur
Weed control
Mechanical
When was it converted to natural farming
2014

 

 
 

Wines

The Wine Farm Pinot Noir

2015
Variety
Pinot Noir
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
The Wine Farm
Days of skin contact
8 days
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
80% of the wine spent 8 months in stainless steel. All of the wine was kept for 8 months in 228 Lt, 5 year old, barrels.
Selected Yeast
Natural yeasts
Total Sulphites (ppm)
TBA (not yet bottled)

Gewurtztraminer

2015
Variety/ies
Gewurtztraminer
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
The Wine Farm
Days of skin contact
14 days
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
8 months in stainless steel
Selected Yeast
Natural yeasts
Total Sulphites (ppm)
TBA (not yet bottled)

Riesling

2015
Variety/ies
Riesling
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
The Wine Farm
Days of skin contact
Zero
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
8 months in stainless steel
Selected Yeast
Natural yeasts
Total Sulphites (ppm)
TBA (not yet bottled)

Sauvignon blanc

2015
Variety
Sauvignon
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
The Wine Farm
Days of skin contact
Zero
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
8 months in stainless steel
Selected Yeast
Natural yeasts
Total Sulphites (ppm)
TBA (not yet bottled)

The Wine Farm Pétillant Naturel

2015
Variety
Pinot noir
Name of the vineyard/s where this fruit is sourced
The Wine Farm
Days of skin contact
zero
Filtered
No
Fined
No
Elevage
1 month in stainless steel and 9 months in bottle.
Selected Yeast
Natural yeasts
Total Sulphites (ppm)
Zero