The Wilyabrup region is renowned today for being the source of some of Australia’s best Cabernet Sauvignons and our Redbrook vineyard is no exception. The 2009 Redbrook Cabernet Sauvignon was a triple Trophy Winner at the prestigious 2013 International Wine Challenge in London, for example.

Our Redbrook Vineyard is home to some of the oldest vines in Margaret River and the Evans & Tate wines, now sourced from all across Margaret River, take inspiration from this historic parcel of land.

 

Vineyard Characteristics

Size

20 hectare property, with 12.3 hectares currently planted

Varieties:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc

Vine Orientation:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon (old)- East/West;
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (young)- North/South
  • Shiraz- East/West
  • Semillon- East/West
  • Sauvignon Blanc- One block East/West; One block North/South

Vines Per Hectare

1440

Row Spacing

3.6m; Cabernet Sauvignon 3.0m

Vine Spacing

1.8m; Cabernet Sauvignon 2.0m

Soil Type

Organic matter over sandy loam with varying layers of gravel stones and some white clay

Trellising

  • Cabernet: VSP
  • Shiraz: Scott Henry
  • Semillon: VSP
  • Sauvignon Blanc: Lyre

Irrigation

  • Reds: Dry grown
  • Whites: Drip irrigation

Harvest

  • Old Cabernet: Combination of hand and machine
  • Shiraz Block 12: Hand
  • All other red blocks: Machine
  • Semillon: Machine
  • Sauvignon Blanc: Hand