Hand crafted from small parcels of premium fruit from our Adelaide Hills vineyards.
Bouquet of lemon/lime, gooseberry, mineral flint and light spice. Subtle grassy note that is complemented by a lingering finish of grapefruits and guava. Its tightly woven acidity gives this wine a crisp freshness and a subtle oak character that adds great complexity and depth.
The Pawn Wine Co. began in 2002 as an experiment between friends - winemaker Tom Keelan and vigneron David Blows. The pair saw that alternative grape varieties were being used as blending tools by the bigger corporate wine companies instead of being stand alone artisinal Adelaide Hills wines of provenance. Tom and David realised the potential of these varietals to make “old world” wine styles and determined that they be allowed to shine in their own right. The first vintage of The Pawn received so many accolades, Tom set out to identify other idyllic viticultural sites and hand selected parcels of fruit within the Adelaide Hills to produce wines that are not only a bit unconventional, but enjoyable to drink, incredibly food friendly, and made in a style that reflects their true origins – the ultimate in hand crafted, Adelaide Hills, Artisinal wine.