Boutique Wines

Yarra Yering quickly gained an international reputation for quality and individuality and for the next 35 years Dr Carrodus made his wines to great critical and commercial success.

Dr Carrodus died at home in September 2008 and the vineyard was subsequently sold to two businessman, both passionate Yarra Yering fans. They have continued to operate this iconic vineyard with the same philosophy.

Frequently named among the top Yarra Valley wineries, Yarra Yering’s proud tradition is being continued to great acclaim by current winemaker Sarah Crowe.

Sarah, who was recently named James Halliday’s 2017 Winemaker of the Year, focuses on giving individual blocks and varieties the time and attention they deserve to continue making high-quality wine.

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Yarra Yering

2010 Dry Red No2

Fragrance & headiness to the fore, this wine exudes intense perfume, red fruits, floral notes and spice. The addition of Mataro & Co-Fermentation with white grapes Viognier & Marsanne intensify the Shiraz character.

96 Points - James Halliday

95+ Points - Robert Parker

A blend of shiraz, mataro, viognier and marsanne, shiraz the major player. The hue is excellent, the bouquet is fragrant, and the medium-bodied palate positively sings; the red fruits are wreathed in a web of fine spices, mainly fruit-derived, but in part from French oak. A lovely, unforced wine. Drink now or in 20 years time.

Technical Information
Vintage: 2010Region: Yarra ValleyPre Fermentation: Fruit was hand-picked in the cool of the morning, destemmed & paFermentation: Stalks were added back to two-thirds of the fermenters in order to contribute structure and aroma. Fermentation initiated naturally and was supplemented with a select cultured yeast strain part-way through fermentation to ensure completion.Fermentation Method: All 100% destemmed fermenters and some with added stalks were pressed after 7 – 10 days to complete fermentation in barrel in order to retain aroma & purity of vineyard expression. The remainder were allowed to macerate for a further 1 – 2 weeks to draw aOak: The resultant wines were aged for 21 months in 100% French oak barriques, 50% new, 50% 2 years old. Medium toast is favoured forAlcohol: 14.5

2011 Dry Red No1

Restrained & Elegant. Shows signature blackberry, aniseed, sarsaparilla, marzipan & cassis. A classic "claret" style.

James Halliday - 96 Points

Cabernet sauvignon leads the blend, with smaller amounts of merlot, malbec and petit verdot. The hue is good, the fragrant, berry-filled bouquet faithfully reflected in the vibrant, medium-bodied palate where fruit, oak and tannins coalesce into a triumphantly harmonious whole.

Technical Information
Vintage: 2011Region: Yarra ValleyFermentation: The fruit was destemmed & partially crushed directly to the traditional Yarra Yering “tea chest” 0.5-tonne capacity open fermenters. Stalks were added back to about 40% of the fermenters to contribute subtle influence on structure and aroma.Fermentation Method: Fermentation initiated naturally and was supplemented with a select cultured yeast strain part-way through fermentation to ensure completion. One-third of the selected ferments were pressed after 5 days to complete fermentation in French oak barrels. TheOak: Aged for 21 months in 100% new French oak barriques. Medium-toast is favoured for these fire-bent barrels, with toasted heads feAlcohol: 13.5