February 12, 2021

Deep Woods Estate

Arguably One Of Australia’s Most Awarded Wineries In Recent Years, Deep Woods Continues To Go From Strength To Strength.

At the winemaking helm is 2018 James Halliday Winemaker of the Year – Julian Langworthy. There doesn’t seem like there’s much that Deep Woods can’t do. A Jimmy Watson, Ray Jordan’s Winery, Winemaker and Wine of the Year (all in the same year), Australia’s top-rated Rose (spelling), Halliday Chardonnay Challenge Winner, the list goes on! In one word, Langworthy describes the Deep Woods wines as ‘awesome’.

 

About

Founded in 1987, Deep Woods became part of the Fogarty Wine Group in the mid 2000’s. Situated in the Yallingup Hills sub-region of Margaret River, the Estate is both one of the highest elevation and most northern properties in the region. quality of fruit is of the utmost importance at Deep Woods and a range of viticultural practises are employed across the estate to ensure this.

 

Did You Know/Quick Facts

Winemaking is serious business and there’s (normally) no more serious a time in a winemaker’s life than vintage. This year, to compound the 17hour days, the winemakers at Deep Woods and their good mates at Xanadu were engaged in one of the most epic (funny) battles ever seen on Instagram. The (obviously false) accusations of theft of grape bins by Bin Jong Jul – The King in the North (Langworthy) resulted in a range of pranks involving said bins with many laughs had across the country by those in the know.

 

Tasting Notes

Ebony
Colour: Crimson red.

Aroma: Red fruits, currants, violets and vanilla oak spice.

Palate: A medium-bodied wine filled with bright red berry flavours. The tannins are approachable whilst lending length and characteristic regional structure. There is an underlying level of spice to the wine that adds complexity.

Ivory
Colour: Very pale in colour with brilliant green hues.

Aroma: A punchy and vibrant nose exhibiting aromas of lime and guava laced with lemon blossom.

Palate: Intense, juicy citrus, lemongrass and passionfruit flavours instantly fill the mouth. ‘Crunchy’ acidity adds complexity and provides a refreshing backbone to the wine.

Harmony
Colour: Palest of pinks.

Aroma: Forest berries with a hint of lifted violet notes.

Palate: Unashamedly dry with vibrant, balanced acidity. Light- to medium-bodied, displaying raspberry and strawberry fruit flavours with a satisfying persistent finish.

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