Not the famous mountain range that divides France and Spain but the beautiful foothills and ranges in Western Victoria that provide a remarkable diversity of microclimates perfect for making wine.
Known for Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Riesling and of course Chardonnay, Geelong had its first vines planted in the 1850s. A cool climate region with low rainfall produces a rich concentration of flavour, aroma and colour.
Famous for world-class Shiraz – but being in Australia, is unbound by the sometimes strict traditions of our ‘old-world’ colleagues. Heathcote wines have deep, dark, complex fruit but are well balanced and have great cellaring ability.