Chester Osborn, the remarkable person behind this enormous array of both impeccably high quality and value-priced wines, deserves considerable accolades for what he is able to achieve at all p... Read More
Many of McLaren Vale’s vineyards are on free-draining soils underlain with limestone, formed by the calcareous remains of the local marine fauna. One such creature was the Hermit Crab, a reclu... Read More
The Viognier for the "Vertige" is from a single parcel planted in the fabled "Coteau de Vernon" in the village of Condrieu. The wine is barrel-fermented and then aged in barrel for eighteen mo... Read More
The nose is surprisingly floral and more subtle than previous vintages. The characteristic stone fruits of apricot, peach and nectarine are ever present with sweet spice nuances.
The palate ha... Read More
Berry Bros & Rudd review: Aptly named, the Vertige is sourced from Yves' oldest, highest and best parcel of vines. The texture is that of a plush tapestry, adorned with both tropical and cit... Read More
Berry Bros & Rudd review: Describing the gentle slope immediately behind the commune of Chavanay, the Petite Côte is Yves' 'entry-point' (put in speech marks as it hardly seems appropriate) Co... Read More