Gembrook Hill

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2850 Launching Place Road
Gembrook VIC 3783
Australia
Phone: 03 5968 1622
Fax: 03 59681699
Email: enquiries@gembrookhill.com.au

Gembrook Hill vineyard was established 24 years ago by Ian and June Marks. It is situated in the southern ranges of the Yarra Valley one hour's drive east of Melbourne, in Victoria's Dandenong Ranges.

It was 1983 when Ian and June Marks found their vineyard site after a long search for the perfect pocket of land throughout almost every wine region in Victoria. With views of Mt Donna Buang, a backdrop of the Warburton ranges, red soil and a coveted north-easterly aspect, it is the perfect spot for cool climate winemaking. Gembrook Hill led the way as part of the 'second wave' of Yarra Valley vignerons, and today is one of the oldest vineyards in the Upper Yarra sub-region.

Gembrook's wines are regarded as some of the most outstanding examples of their variety in Australia and are crafted with an old-world winemaking mindset. Most vine age now over twenty years. Gembrook Hill was one of the pacesetters in the Yarra Valley with its restrained yet complex style of chardonnay. The sauvignon blanc possesses characteristics found in Sancerre, and is more austere than the typical Australian and New Zealand examples. And the pinot noir has the elegance of old world Burgundy. The most recent addition to the range, the vintage Blanc de Blancs, has been acclaimed as one of the finest of its type, French or otherwise.

 

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