Domaine Naturaliste is the project of highly experienced winemaker Bruce Dukes. After twenty five years of applying his craftsmanship to international and local producers, Dukes launched his own range of wines named after the Leeuwin Naturaliste Ridge; the dominant land form of viticultural significance in Margaret River.
WINEMAKING: Pristine Chardonnay fruit and respectful winemaking. Fermentation and maturation in mainly seasoned French oak, which adds complexity and generosity of texture without compromising the purity of aromatics or flavor.
MATURATION: Seven months in French oak sur lie.
CELLARING POTENTIAL: Very attractive in youth, however will mature gracefully