Montvalley

+61 2 4991 1936 Lot 2, Mitchells Road
Mount View, 2325
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John & Deirdre Colvin bought 150 acres of vacant land at Mitchells Road, Mount View in January 1998. John & Deirdre had looked at dozens of properties over the previous decade, and none had appealed until Montvalley was seen. Prior to finalizing the deal, the soil was tested for growing grapes, since John Colvin had had a dream of building a vineyard for many years. Jay Tulloch looked at the land and felt that it would be capable of generating high quality grapes over the medium term. A good deal of scientific testing followed, which confirmed this view. The name Montvalley is a derived name, and reflects the fact that the vineyard is nestled in a beautiful valley in the midst of the Brokenback Ranges. The name Colvin, which originates from France, also means valley (col) of the vines (vin). So the name Montvalley reflects the area and the origins of the owners. The first year at Montvalley was spent clearing the property of internal fences, cutting up for firewood dozens of trees that Read more »

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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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