Place: Upper Yarra Valley, VIC
Variety: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Gamay, Aligote
After a decade of vintages in France—including a stint at Domaine de la Romanee-Conti—Marc returned to Australia with wine in tow having begun importing wines of note from France. In the tradition of the negociant, he purchases fruit from growers he trusts and makes some seriously impressive wine out of it.
This is a Tavel-style rose that is impeccably balanced and a perfect dance partner to so many dishes. It would also go down a treat on a balmy evening.