The famed environment of Coonawarra creates perfect grape growing conditions. Working closely with vineyard owners, winemaker John has selected parcels of wine that have been blended to capture the essence of Coonawarra’s finest variety. Ottelia’s Cabernet Sauvignon brings true depth of colour with inviting, cherry and plum aromas...
Limestone Coast 2017
The 2017 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...
Mount Gambier 2016
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...
Limestone Coast 2016
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 2016 Ottelia Sangiovese incorporates a blend of fruit from the warmer Mediterranean regions of Padthaway and Wrattonbully.
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.Read More
Eat + Drink
Fodder + Ottelia
Cellar Door & Restaurant,
5 Memorial Drive Coonawarra
08 8736 3170
J & M Innes P/L ABN 70 957 928 410
V & A Lane Coonawarra SA 5263
Ph. 0409 836 289