Pale straw, lemon hues, bright and brilliant.
White flower and ginger snap, toasty almond and nougat notes with a lift of fresh orange blossom.
Dry, fresh white stone fruit and apricots, toasted nuts and chalky, textural palate with a touch of minerality, this wine exudes elegance with a long, silky persistent and balanced finish.
Enjoy for at least five years from vintage.
100% whole bunch pressed to new and used French oak puncheons. Wild fermented the sulphured after primary fermentation to avoid malolactic fermentation. Aged on gross lees for up to 8 months before being getting ready for bottle.
Perth Hills (Estate)
- Alcohol: 14%
- pH: 3.35
- Acidity (TA): 5.85 g/L
Pairs beautifully with a rabbit risotto.
Erin Larkin, Halliday Wine Companion 2023
Fruit from the Perth Hills. Whole-bunch pressed to new and used French oak puncheons. Wild ferment, mlf blocked. Aged on gross lees for 8 months prior to bottling. Viognier is one of the key varieties for Millbrook and it's got a good reputation. It has all the Turkish apricot, red apple, orchard blossom, frangipani and honeysuckle characters that we associate with viognier, but it also has a mineral seam of acidity that scrapes through the wine, keeping things fresh and lively. It's a beautiful wine, again.95
Halliday wine companion 2022
Viognier really is the cornerstone variety at Millbrook, nestled in Jarrahdale in Perth's HIlls. Sweet spiced apple, ginger, pepper, mandarin pith, summer apricot and jasmine tea. The palate is fat, slippery and oily, with apricot marmalade and cloudy apple juice in equal measure. The length of flavour is very good, however the intensity of florals and ripe orchard fruit mean this will likely be consumed within 5 years of release - and that will be ok. Because it is delicious.94
James Suckling 2022
This has aromas of grilled pears, buttered toast, salted nuts, apricot stones and lemons. Medium to full body with bright acidity and buttery layers. Tasty sweet and sour notes. Drink or hold.91
Ray Jordan Wine Guide 2023
This excellent viognier comes from Millbrook’s oldest plantings in the Perth Hills. It’s a more restrained and elegantly expressive wine than previous vintages, showing a new direction for this variety from Millbrook. Spicy with gingery apricot aromas and a minerally orange blossom combo happening on the palate.
Rich and unctuous Viognier - world-class!
What a drop! Fruit from the Millbrook Estate, some oak ageing and a rich, fat expression of Viognier - in all the best ways! Better then most Chardys!