The breezy aromas of flowers on a summer day are accompanied with the rich depth of creamy red fruits and spice, finishing dry with a lemon and lime freshness. Ai Fiori is perfect for relaxation, conversation, antipasti or all three combined.
Ai Fiori meaning ‘amongst the flowers’ in Italian is our way of describing the personality of our wine. Red grapes, in this case Nebbiolo and Cabernet, are left in contact with the skins for a short period before fermentation in barrel with wild yeast. We add Savagnin just before bottling our Rosato to add further intrigue, depth and freshness.
[2017 Vintage] – 92 Points by James Halliday, 2019 Halliday Wine Companion
[2015 Vintage] – Bronze Medal at 2016 International Cool Climate Wine Awards
[2015 Vintage] – Bronze Medal at 2016 Sydney Royal Wine Show
[2015 Vintage] – Bronze Medal at 2016 Yarra Valley Wine Show
[2015 Vintage] – 91 Points by James Halliday 2017 Wine Companion
“Syrah and Nebbiolo were given brief skin contact before fermentation in barrel. Savagnin is then added to blend. Red berries with a twist of orange citrus dictate the aromas and flavours, and there’s a floral lift which may be the white grape influence. Essentially dry, there’s an impression of fruit-sweetness filling out the mid-palate, and the texture and light astringency are positives.” Halliday Wine Companion 2019 (2017 Vintage)