Plunging of 2012 Pinot Noir ferments
Winemaking assistant Gavin Robertson hand-plunging Pinot Noir ferments during vintage 2012.
The image was captured at Granton Vineyard in southern Tasmania. The 25ha site is home to the wines of fifth-generation winemaker Steve Lubiana. The Lubiana family create cool climate, artisan wines from grape to glass in Australia's picturesque Derwent Valley. Sustainable biodynamic vineyard practices and a state of the art on-site winery ensure complex New World wines of excellence and distinction that merit comparison with those of the Old World.
Log on to vino-review.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/stefano-lubiana-2012-... to read the first in a series of diary entries on vintage 2012 at Stefano Lubiana Wines.
Stefano Lubiana Wines is rated 5 red stars in the James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2012.
In May 2010, Decanter's Andrew Jefford named Steve Lubiana as one of Australia's ten bravest winemakers: 'their wines accurately, uncompromisingly and sometimes beautifully reflect their origins. They are like nothing else on earth."
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