Vintage 2013 arrives

7.54am, Thursday 31st January, The Clocktower, Yalumba, Angaston, Barossa Valley, SA

Morning folks, and it’s a welcome fresh dewey morning at that … a nice break in the pretty constant heat that we’ve had throughout December and January. This is what an empty grape arrival bin looks like here at Yalumba, sitting just above the crusher – but it won’t be empty much longer. The first grapes of the 2013 season are about to arrive. Our chief winemaker Louisa Rose has waved the big green “go” flag, and it will be Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc that go first … destined for the Y Series. So here we go

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