Mount Gambier 2019

The Ellis family vineyards lie in the Mount Gambier GI, located in the Kongorong area southwest of Mount Gambier. The proximity to the Southern Ocean provides the coolest maritime climate of mainland Australia, this cool climate extends the ripening of fruit throughout Autumn, ideal for accumulation of flavour and optimum...

Cabernet Sauvignon

Coonawarra 2014

gentle expression of Coonawarra, a region too often marred by angular harsh tannins and poorly managed fruit. Savoury restraint the calling card here, across currant, chilli, mint and some herb strewn across a crunchy, detailed finish. Understated and finely tuned.'

93 points
The 2020 Halliday Wine Companion



Limestone Coast 2017

There is a great diversity of climates within the Limestone Coast, with warmer regions better suited to red varietals such as Sangiovese, that need to achieve full flavour and textural ripeness.

The wine has a lifted and perfumed nose with aromas of mulberries, red liquorice and fresh fennel. The fruit...

Pinot Gris

Limestone Coast 2018

The 2018 Pinot Gris is a blend of fruit sourced from two regions within the Limestone Coast creating a medium bodied Pinot Gris with excellent structure and appeal. Mount Gambier and Robe are both perched on the Southern Ocean and have typically cool to moderate day and night temperatures. Drink...

John and Melissa moved to the iconic Coonawarra region 25 years ago intending to, in John’s words, “stay a little while”.

Together they have spent nearly half a lifetime in the Limestone coast region, John working as a winemaker and consultant across its unique wine growing regions, and Melissa establishing a restaurant.

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