James Kellie prides himself on delving into the true expression of the Great Southern’s sub-regions of Denmark, Porongurup, Frankland River and Mount Barker using grape varietals such as Riesling, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. As Harewood Estate says, “The art is on the inside” of every bottle.
The fruit is sourced from select, low yielding vineyards from each sub-region to produce cool climate wines James Halliday refers to as “Wines of exemplary quality and typicity.”
The crisp, citrus characters from the cooler sub-regions (Porongurup and Denmark) are complemented by the more textured, spicy notes of the slightly warmer sub-regions (Frankland River and Mount Barker). This has a seamless palate with initial flavours of passionfruit and lemon barley, leading to a richer spicy mid palate with hints of pear finishing with classic mouthwatering finish.