CLAYSTONE TERRACE VINEYARD
Claystone Terrace is located in the premier viticultural region of Jordan. The clay and limestone soils produce a wine of stunning elegance, power and complexity wrapped around a solid core of minerality.
Claystone Terrace Pinot Noir: This wine beautifully represents the elements of its terroir by preserving varietal characteristics and enhancing its natural minerality. With its dark cherry colour, with medium-deep and red ruby undertones, it is displaying elegance and concentration. The bouquet of our Pinot Noir from this vineyard is usually quite masculine revealing notes of dark forest fruits, underbrush and spice with hint of kirsch. The palate of this single vineyard wine starts with a firm and vibrant impression of tannins and red berry fruits. The mid palate shows more volume with a pleasant texture around a powerful, tightly-wound core of minerality. The finish is quite persistent with wild red berry fruits.
Claystone Terrace Chardonnay: The cool climate and the clay-limestone soils of this terroir are well showcased in this single vineyard wine, with its enhanced freshness, concentration and minerality of the wine. With a bright, pale straw yellow colour, this wine exhibits a sense of concentration and youth. The bouquet reveals bright fresh citrus fruit, a strong stoniness with hints of white flowers and green apples. The palate begins with a crisp and fresh acidity while the mid palate becomes broader with great volume and texture around a long core of minerality. Aromas dance between lemon and stone fruits with a touch of oak. The finish is long and persistent with citrus and wet stone flavours.