SEMILLON + CHENIN BLANC - 2016
MCLAREN VALE, AUSTRALIA
James Erskine of Jauma was Gourmet Traveller Sommelier of the Year in 2008. He ran South Australia’s largest wine show the Adelaide Review Hot100 from 2010-2013. Founding member of Natural Selection Theory together with Sam Hughes, Anton van Klopper and Tom Shobbrook. James works with vineyards which are either rented or the fruit is purchased. 95% of the vineyards are managed by Fiona Wood, 5% by David Gartelman. Like Raindrops is a blend of three vineyards from across the McLaren Vale: Ascension, in the alluvial basin of the northern slopes of McLaren Vale proper; Tullah, the white beach sands of McLaren Flat, and Wood, the sandy ironstone ridge of Clarendon.