Appearance: Pale Straw, green hue.
Nose: True to the vineyard, with sulphide aromas and wax, and a background of subtle oak.
Palate: The sulphides continue through to the palate, with flavours... Read More
Appearance: Vibrant, medium red
Nose: Bright red fruits and Cabernet herbs.
Palate: A mixture of red and blue fruits, sour cherries and fresh earth. A medium weight with a balance of
lightness... Read More
The second release of this wine, which hails from only a few rows of Chardonnay in the Gruyere vineyard. These vines were historically blended into the Yarra Valley Chardonnay. A small amount ... Read More
Set in the lower Yarra, Dixons Creek is the most northerly of all the Mac Forbes vineyard sites and delivers the most pungent, earthy Pinot in Mac's range. The grapes for this wine were 100% d... Read More
90 points Wine Spectator: A vibrant, juicy, tangy blend of berry and cherry flavors at the core, with orange zest and rosemary hints leading to a smooth, inviting finish, accented by firming, ... Read More
Mac Forbes was born and raised in Victoria’s Yarra Valley. Mac has had broad range of jobs across Australia, France (mainly Burgundy) Italy, Portugal and Austria. Influences of t... Read More
The 2008 is yet another terrific example of the elegant, spicy, pretty style of Cabernet that Mac is known for. Medium dark red brick color. Can a nose be dense and shy? Threads of perfume, ba... Read More
Colour: Pale straw. Brilliant.
Nose: Intensely perfumed with talc powder, grapefruit, stones and pear with subtle nutty underlay.
Palate: On the palate this wine is showing fine restraint hold... Read More
Yarra Glen is situated due north of Coldstream in the lower Yarra. Like Dixons, this vineyard has an easterly aspect providing protection from afternoon sunshine and heat. The vines are close-... Read More
Australian Chardonnay has never been in better form. This is up there with some of the best. These vines in Worri Yallock were planted in 1994 on a southerly aspect. This is always Mac's fines... Read More
What began as a leap of faith with Mac’s wines appears to be paying off quickly. His wines are well received (in 2008 Jamie Goode described him as “genius winemaker” on his Wineanorak blog). M... Read More
Medium dark red brick color. Enticing nose of graphite, red fruits pushing into spice and black fruits. Explosive and yet finely structured. The fruit is plush with a fine line balancing fine ... Read More
The Woori Yallock vineyard is owned by the Fergusons and it's the jewel in the Mac Forbes' range. Located in upper Yarra, Woori is the coolest, highest, most southerly vineyard and is the last... Read More
171 dozen made. Located in the heart of the Yarra on the compact mudstone soils of Mount Mary, opposite St Huberts. This is the warmest Pinot vineyard in the portfolio. West-southwest facing, ... Read More
Appearance: Brilliant. Medium Red.
Nose: Red plum, cloves and violets. A very supple Coldstream with a subtle lees influence bring all elements into harmony.
Palate: True to Coldstream structu... Read More
Since the first release of the 2007 ‘Gruyere’ Pinot Noir, this site (old dry grown and almost 20 years) has developed a legion of loyal followers. Displaying perfume and fragrance with earthy ... Read More
The grapes for Mac's single 2010 Syrah come from a stunning site in the Yarra Valley owned by the Bisley family. This is a north-facing, dry-grown site with wonderful soils. This vineyard also... Read More