Maverick may have been founded in 2004, but its vineyards have seen many a vintage and in some cases pre-date the winery by over a century! It’s winery in the Barossa Valley is home to historic, low yielding grape vines. Yet, whilst Maverick’s grape vines may have a lot of history, its approach to its winemaking is very progressive.
Through the vision and eccentricity of winemaker and owner, Ron Brown, Maverick has embraced a biodynamic system of farming in his vineyards. Maverick’s old vines and biodynamic farming allows the creation of intense, pure, low-yielding fruit.
Grape Varieties: 100% Riesling
Farming Practices: Maverick wines are made from biodynamically-farmed estate fruits. Their vineyards are certified by NASAA (National Association of Sustainsble Agriculture of Australia) as biodynamic or biodynamic in conversion.
Tasting Notes: Light, lively with a faintest touch of spriz, and with an elegant minerality. The lime flowers persist on the palate and length, and the finish is clean but not austere.
Awards: James Halliday - 92 points.
Sugar Level: 0.27g/l
Closure: Screw Cap
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