The nose is aromatic, fresh and lively with abundance of fruit including pineapple, lemon, melon and green mango. Citrus blossom and a touch of pistachio nut from the Marsanne shine through. The palate is equally complex with gooseberry joining the fruit spectrum. It
One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus on traditional winemaking and nurturing their old-vine.. read more
The grapes are gently crushed before being pressed in stainless steel basket presses. The juice is then transferred to temperature controlled tanks where it is inoculated with yeast, starting the fermentation process. Once fermentation is complete samples from each batch are taken to the tasting bench (more of a table really) where the winemakers decide on the final blend of The Stump Jump White. The wine is bottled on site.