26 million years ago, South Australia’s incredible Limestone Coast was submerged by a vast ocean, and home to a thriving marine ecosystem. A series of dramatic ice ages caused the ocean to recede, leaving the area rich with deep limestone deposits containing majestic marine fossils.
Ancient mineralised relics, including an extraordinary whale fossil and a museum of marine life, now lay buried beneath the alluvial soils of this World Heritage site. This incredible whale fossil contributes to the rich, fertile soil in our vineyard, providing a natural and unique filtration system, which is ideal for growing the grapes that produce our range of award-winning wines.
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