Mitchelton Airstrip Marsanne Rousanne Viognier
$2599each
$311DOZEN
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Fruit Marsanne Rousanne Viognier
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
Each $25.99
$311.00
Available by the dozen
Half Marsanne, the balance of Rousanne and Viognier, sourced exclusively from the Mitchelton estate vineyard. Airstrip is a lively but tight blend of vigorous white fruit. Modest crop levels ranging from 2 to 3½ tonnes per acre give this wine its core intensity. Each individual block is managed and vinified separately to allow the different qualities of each variety, shaped by the unique vineyard site and soil profiles, to shine through. The individual parcels of fruit are moulded together during blending to produce the unique Airstrip style.
Mitchelton's vines are rigorously husbanded, careful monitoring of fruit ripening ensures harvesting occurs at the time of the fruit's optimum maturity. The crushed juices are cold settled, racked and warmed before inoculation with choice yeasts. Some of the lime green yoghurty textured juice lees is retained when racking the juice, adding complexity to the final Airstrip blend. Marsanne and Roussanne are barrel fermented for nine months in 20% new French oak, the Viognier is barrel fermented in four years old French oak barrels to retain purity of fruit expression. All oak fermented wines are individually selected, barrel by barrel, to ensure the harmony of oak and texture in the final assemblage.
TASTING NOTES
Pale straw with vivid green hues. Inviting aromas of peach and apricot blossom, hints of savoury pistachio meld with spicy oak high notes.  The palate is a showcase of delicacy, ripe apricots, white peaches and crisp apple to the fore. Secondary layers of cumquat combine with a complex spiciness on the well rounded, medium body palate.
Wines by Mitchelton
Mitchelton Airstrip Marsanne Rousanne Viognier
WineryMitchelton
Fruit Marsanne Rousanne Viognier
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $25.99
  $311.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Blackwood Park Late Harvest 375ml
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Fruit Riesling
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $16.99
  $203.00
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Mitchelton Blackwood Park Riesling
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Fruit Riesling
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $20.99
  $251.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Cabernet Sauvignon
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Fruit Cabernet Sauvignon
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $22.49
  $269.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Chardonnay
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Fruit Chardonnay
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $22.49
  $269.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Crescent GSM
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Fruit Shiraz Mourvedre Grenache
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $28.99
  $347.00
Currently out of stock
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Mitchelton Cuvee Blanc de Blancs Sparkling
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Fruit Chardonnay
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $22.99
  $275.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Heathcote Fiano
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Fruit Fiano
Regions Heathcote
  Victoria
  Each $28.99
  $347.00
Available in cartons of six
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Mitchelton Heathcote Nero dAvola
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Fruit Nero dAvola
Regions Heathcote
  Victoria
  Each $28.99
  $347.00
Available in cartons of six
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Mitchelton Heathcote Shiraz
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Fruit Shiraz
Regions Heathcote
  Victoria
  Each $39.99
  $479.00
Available in cartons of six
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Mitchelton Heathcote Vermentino
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Fruit Vermentino
Regions Heathcote
  Victoria
  Each $28.99
  $347.00
Available in cartons of six
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Mitchelton Marsanne
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Fruit Marsanne
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $22.49
  $269.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Print Shiraz
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Fruit Shiraz
Regions Heathcote Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $69.99
  $839.00
Available in cases of 6
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Mitchelton Shiraz
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Fruit Shiraz
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $22.49
  $269.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton The Bend Pink Moscato
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Fruit Moscato
Regions Goulburn
  Victoria
  Each $15.49
  $185.00
Available by the dozen
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Mitchelton Toolleen Vineyard Heathcote Shiraz
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Fruit Shiraz
Regions Heathcote
  Victoria
  Each $48.99
  $587.00
Available in cartons of six
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About Mitchelton Winery
In 1967 Melbourne entrepreneur Ross Shelmerdine commissioned wine industry stalwart Colin Preece to find the best site for premium wine grape growing anywhere in south eastern Australia
Preece chose an old grazing estate, then known as Blackwood Park, in the Nagambie district in central Victoria for its climate, soil and proximity to the waterways. The site's history stretches back to 1836, when the explorer Major Thomas Mitchell crossed the river on his 900 kilometre journey from Sydney to Melbourne, at a place called Mitchellstown. Ross Shelmerdine called his fledgling winery Mitchelton, a derivation of Mitchellstown and the vineyard's first sod was turned in 1969. Don Lewis joined Preece for the fledgling winery's first vintage in 1973, and assumed the winemaker's mantle when Preece retired in 1974. That same year, Mitchelton's winery and spectacular cellar door complex, designed by renowned Australian architect Ted Ashton and complete with 55 metre tower, was officially opened. Mitchelton»