In 1998 a range of grape varietals were planted totalling 18 hectares (45 acres) including Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier.
Since 2003, small parcels of fruit have been hand selected to produce the staple of Hillbillé wines - the Estate and Reserve range.
ZONE / REGION
South West Australia / Blackwood Valley
GRAPE / VARIETY
Cabernet Sauvignon (64%), Merlot (36%)
Evokes thoughts of mulberries, cassis, violets and sage, all layered onto a well structured palate. Fine grained tannins and hints of high toned French oak.
Harvest Date: April 2012
Bottling Date: January 2013
Wine Maker: Bruce Dukes