Windows Estate

Star 4.7 (74 Google reviews)

Windows Estate

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Certified Organic Farm Best Small Cellar Door in Margaret River | Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine 2015, 2016 & 2017 Small Producer of the Year 2012 | Ray Jordan 5 Red Star Winery | James Halliday
Certified Organic | 12844

 “Every once in a while, you encounter an extraordinary patch of land, one that varies greatly from the surrounding landscape, one that is impossibly unique in so many ways, this is one such place.” 

Through many years of planting then working the vineyard and farm, an innate connection to the land has formed, a respect for the land and just how much it gives became apparent. Chris' planting of the vines on the Windows farm has been done with thoughtfulness and sensitivity to the land, the diversity is such that there are five different plots of vines totalling a mere 15 acres, ensuing profoundly structured wine pulsating with energy from this carefully nurtured land. 

Chris is deeply rooted to this piece of land having begun farming it at the tender age of 19. He is committed to an organic and holistic farming model signified by organic certification (ACO 12844). From inception, he has nurtured the land and the vines. Unwilling to compromise the health of the land, the state of his treasured vines and ultimately the quality of the fruit, he has worked the vineyard completely on his own from day one. No stranger to hard physical labour he hand-prunes every single one of the vines himself, year after year. Apart from the very day the grapes are harvested no one else is ever allowed to touch his vines. 

He produces wines of purity and complexity, expressive of and deeply rooted to the land. It is an inimitable vision of a person who has focused their life’s work on a single vineyard. Only through viticultural focus and observation of the land and nature over decades can one truly understand and appreciate that complexity is achieved only with the mindful union of land, organic farming, soil, clone and minimal winemaking regimen.

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Windows Estate

4 Quininup Rd, Yallingup WA 6282, Australia

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Star 4.7 (74 Google reviews)
Josh Lim 30 June 2022

A boutique winery with great wines and a beautiful scenery. The Korean lady was very kind to allow us to come in for a tasting even though it was close to closing time. She is very knowledgeable too. Also the washrooms are very clean and has high quality hand soap! Reviews on Vivino “Josh L”

Miak Siew 27 May 2022

Had a really good wine tasting experience with Erica who was really friendly and knowledgeable. Too bad many of the wines were sold out. But the ones we tasted were really good. I liked the voilette. The grounds were also nice with a chessboard and tic tac toe you can play.

Nicki Anderson 21 March 2022

A great cellar door, however, a large number of wines were sold out and unavailable for tasting. Service was warm and friendly. Wines available for tasting were all very good.

Ayaka I 30 September 2020

A beautiful family-owned winery with a cozy cellar door. One of my friends brought me one of the wine here and I had been really looking forward to visiting the cellar door since then. I loved the Chardonnay which is dry yet very fruity. You could order chase plate and have a sip at the couch.