Wines By Farr is a renowned winery located in the Geelong wine region of Victoria, Australia. This family-owned estate is dedicated to producing exceptional cool-climate wines that express the unique terroir of the region. The winery is led by the Farr family, including patriarch Gary Farr and his son Nick Farr, who are both highly regarded for their winemaking expertise.
The vineyards of Wines By Farr are situated in the sub-region of Bannockburn, known for its ancient volcanic soils and cool maritime climate. These factors contribute to the distinctive character and complexity found in their wines. The estate focuses primarily on three grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz.
Wines By Farr adopts a minimal intervention approach to winemaking, allowing the fruit to shine and reflect the true expression of the vineyards. The grapes are carefully hand-harvested and undergo gentle handling in the winery. Fermentation occurs using natural yeasts, and the wines are aged in French oak barrels, allowing them to develop depth, texture, and complexity while maintaining a sense of purity.
The wines of Wines By Farr are renowned for their elegance, finesse, and exceptional quality. The Chardonnays display a balance of richness and acidity, with flavors of stone fruits, citrus, and subtle oak nuances. The Pinot Noirs showcase vibrant red fruit flavors, silky textures, and an underlying mineral complexity. The Shiraz wines exhibit dark fruit flavors, spice notes, and a refined structure.
With their commitment to sustainable viticulture and a focus on crafting wines of exceptional quality, Wines By Farr has garnered critical acclaim both locally and internationally. Their wines consistently showcase the unique character and potential of the Geelong wine region.