Variety: Chenin blanc, Sauvignon blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Crouchen
Country, Region: South Australia, Barossa + Adelaide Hills
Multiple Sites, Multiple Varieties. Old Vine Chenin Blanc and Crouchen, Angaston; Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills; Chardonnay, Krondorf; Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills. Hand harvested, foot treaded and left on stalks and skins for 24 hours. Pressed to aged barriques for spontaneous fermentation. Aged on lees for 11 months. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
'"The JC’s Own" is Jaysen Collins’ "project wines" that stem from his very good work at the bloody good Massena winery in the Barossa Valley. I guess here, JC’s Own allows him some additional flexibility in winemaking style. Satisfying his own interests, so to speak. The aesthetic of the labelling and broad, round-shouldered bottle already suggest something about eclectic style, edginess.' Mike Bennie, The Wine Front, August 2019.