Patina

New South Wales | Orange

Our Review

Gerald Naef ’s home in Woodbridge in California was surrounded by the vast vineyard and winery operations of Gallo and Robert Mondavi. It would be hard to imagine a more different environment than that provided by Orange. Gerald and wife Angie left California in 1981, initially establishing an irrigation farm in northwest NSW; 20 years later they moved to Orange and by 2006 Gerald was a final-year student of wine science at CSU. He set up a micro-winery at the Orange Cool Stores, his first wine the trophy-winning ’03 Chardonnay.

Specialities

Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling

Cellar Door

Information

Patina has a boutique range of Chardonnay, Riesling, Rosé, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Merlot, Sticky Tea Riesling and Liqueur Tawny. This tasting is a personal tour of our wines, with a detailed explanation of the region through our wines. The high altitude and volcanic soils enables the vinification of cool climate wines that exemplify finesse, tightness and slow development. As a boutique winemaker Gerald Naef produces wines that are approachable and believes the wines should be released after they have achieved complexity and are a good complement to food.

Hours

Weekends 11am - 5pm

Details are correct at time of writing

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Stockist Information

Distribution Information

Patina Wines, 0429 457 575

Stockist

Select restaurants and independent bottle shops

Details

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Winemaker Gerald Naef
Established 1999
Dozens 2500
Vineyards (area) 3 ha
Opening Hours Fri-Mon 11-5
Address 109 Summerhill Lane, Orange, NSW 2800
Telephone (02) 6362 8336
Website www.patinawines.com.au