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William Downie created his own label in 2003 after extensive work in Burgundy, France. The wines are expressive renderings of their vineyard sites and sourced from premium locations in the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland areas of Victoria.
William Downie Location
Various vineyard sites comprise the wine offering from William Downie’s wines including Yarra Valley, Gippsland and Mornington Peninsula locations. Sites are chosen for their suitability to the varieties Downie chooses to work with and offer vibrant, detailed fruit character from which the wines are created.
William Downie Wine Styles
Burgundy is a great influencer on William Downie with flagship wines created from the Pinot Noir grape. Downie is known for his complex, layered Pinot Noir and for their restrained finesses and appeal.
William Downie Brands
William Downie is the core brand.
William Down Winery
Very traditional winemaking is employed in the winery with as much natural winemaking taking place as possible. Very minimal intervention occurs during the winery process, allowing fruit to reflect its location and natural vitality.
|Cases produced||Less than 999|
|Address||121 Yarragon South Road, Yarragon, VIC, 3823, Australia|
|Phone||(03) 5634 2216|
Very reserved, with a delicate, musky and faintly herbal bouquet of red cherries and sweet vanilla oak backed by nuances of musk and dried herbs. It's medium to fullish in weight, with an initially generous presence of faintly sour-edged cherry/be...
Finely crafted, with a very shy presence of fruit and a delicate floral, faintly meaty, earthy and musky fragrance of dark cherries, rose petals, funky undertones and nuances of citrus and mineral. It's gentle, deeply flavoured, savoury and stylis...
Earthy, herbal aromas of plums, small berries, cherries and cedary oak are lifted by a sweet floral perfume but reveal greenish nuances of menthol and dried herbs. Rather lean, thin and metallic, its lacks genuine length and depth of fruit but sho...