We all hear the stories of 10th, 11th, 12th generation winemakers in the old world and know it's going to be while yet before Australians are singing that tune but honestly I couldn't be more content in someone's connection with their lands than with Andrew Burchell, when he was a kid he scraped his knees and elbows in the lands he now works, meaning it is truly in his blood. His return to those lands came with the addition of his partner Louise, where they started a family and sowed music, love and passion in to the soils that they now make such heartwarming wines from.
And the Loubadie Doo, just say it 'Loubadie Doo'....how much damn fun is that. And this is straight up a wine about fun, crunchy, juicy and charming as hell. A carnival show made up of Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris from Mount Gambier, it dances in to the room with lively, waltzing fruit followed by an earthy undertone that carries it home, it's just therapy in a way, a liquid way that is.