Chris, Gail and their son Mike wanted to remain in the wine business and planned on creating a new wine brand. The name 'Ocean Eight' was chosen as the Winery is located 8km from the beach at Shoreham.ho have been located in Shoreham on the Mornington Peninsula since 1994. In 1996 a site was carefully selected and planting comm
While an optimal vineyard site was being researched to produce high quality fruit, the Aylwards converted a stable yard at their property in Shoreham into a small gravity fed winery. All the detail was included to ensure top quality wines could be achieved. All Ocean Eight's wines are made in small quantities/batches to ensure high quality and a focused style.
At this youthful stage showing regional characteristics of dark red cherries. A hint of vanilla and elegant earl grey tea & rhubarb follow through on the palate with soft tannin. A supple, richer style of Pinot noir in 2016.