Tractorless Vineyard - Lost Flock Cabernet Merlot 2013
Ripe plum aromas and a soft fruit palate of the merlot are balanced by firm structure and length of cabernet sauvignon. Integrated oak and mature tannins provide a long soft finish rounding out a classic cabernet merlot that would suit any duck or spatchcock dish in a red wine jus.
Towards a TRACTORLESS VINEYARD embraces a combination of old world knowledge and skills with new world techniques all guided by Biodynamic principles. The aim is to reduce our resource use by the integration of natural farming systems in our vineyards to provide a more long term sustainably balanced and diverse farming system that can continue to produce award winning wines.
The premium cool climate Southern Highlands is the closest wine region to Sydney, Australia’s largest population centre. While the Southern Highlands wineries have some of the lowest WINE MILES for any Sydney based wine enthusiast, Working together from the winemaking facility Eling Forest at Sutton Forest in the Souther Highlands Jeff Aston and Mark Bourne are leading the regions charge into a more sustainable long term wine industry.
Embracing a combination of Biodynamic techniques coupled with the integration of animal systems in vineyards, we hope to take our wines and some of the regions other vineyards into another level of long term sustainability and increasing wine quality.
Some of the best known wine producers in France and throughout Europe have been long term, or have converted, to Biodynamic viticulture and winemaking techniques and methods to sustain grape quality in order to produce some the highest rated wines in the world We have found when most growers are given the opportunity, knowledge and skills to produce a crop in a more environmentally friendly way, they will embrace it with vigour.
It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Ten Thousand Paces - licence number LIQP770016841 - deliveries of wine MUST be made to an adult over the age of 18 years old, children may not accept delivery.