By Farr

5 Star Winery - Halliday Wine Companion

"The Farr family has presented a resolute and faithful rendering of the vineyards of Geelong since 1978. That’s when Gary Farr started out as winemaker at Bannockburn. His intimate nurturing of the land on his doorstep was informed by a dozen vintages at Domaine Dujac in Burgundy, stints in the USA at Cristom, Oregon and Calera, California, and sojourns to areas such as the Shiraz and Viognier heartland of the Rhône Valley. Prescient and purposeful planting of the By Farr vineyards began in 1994 and the wines that ensued quickly established a formidable reputation. Nick Farr took charge of the range in 2009, and his comment that his father is 90% of his winemaking inspiration is borne out by the attitude, depth of character and understated finesse of the wines. But there’s no doubt that Nick is taking these wines forward with great conviction and instinct. His 2015 and '16 wines are nothing short of breathtaking." - Cellarhand

  • By Farr Chardonnay 2019

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    WINE FRONT 96 POINTS!   "No matter what you call it, this is a beautiful wine. It covers the bases of freshness, flavour, texture and length and then adds the indefinable. If you feel in desperate need of one long lazy afternoon then this hands it...

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  • By Farr Farrside Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    HUON HOOKE 97 POINTS! The darker, edgier sibling to the Sangreal   "Medium red colour with a trace of purple in the rim. The bouquet is pepper-spicy, stemmy and savoury, with a whiff of new kid leather, while the palate is elegantly structured...

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  • By Farr GC Chardonnay 2018

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    97 POINTS - HUON HOOKE! 97 POINTS - CAMPBELL MATTINSON!     "I’m not sure what to say other than that this is superb. It has flint, meal and woodsmoke notes, mineral too, but really, I mean, does it matter? It’s the...

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  • By Farr Viognier 2019

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    HUON HOOKE 96 POINTS! RALPH KYTE-POWELL 95 POINTS!   "Medium to light straw-yellow hue. A complex bouquet for such a young wine, hints of apricot, freshly-shelled nuts, lemon and a trace of honey just starting up. Delicious palate texture,...

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  • By Farr Farrside Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    James Halliday 95 Points!   "A meld of Dijon clones and the domestic stalwart, MV6, this abuts the lauded Sangreal Vineyard, albeit, the vines are younger, of a cooler disposition and hailing from darker soils over a limestone substrata...

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  • By Farr Sangreal Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    Pinot Noir is the holy grail, the sangreal, of winemakers. this is always a charming wine, loaded with succulent sweet fruit and multi-layered with abundant floral and forestry notes from whole bunch fermentation. Mavellous flavour, weight and texture...

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  • By Farr Viognier 2018

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    Apricot, mixed spices and chamomile, with the merest suggestion of honey starting to emerge. A lovely, restrained style of viognier.' - Huon Hooke   "The By Farr viognier consists of a blend of fruit from two vineyards. The first is the...

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  • By Farr GC Chardonnay 2016

    Region: VIC- Geelong

      Huon Hooke 97 points!     “Medium yellow colour, with a slightly forward bouquet of toast, butterscotch, herbs and flowers. The palate is likewise slightly forward and open-knit, rich and generous, readily accessible and savoury with long, drying...

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    $110.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] By Farr RP Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    "A bouquet of absolute intrigue and under growth from an extremely fresh and high natural acidity vintage. The elegant yet savoury power that we are growing to love from the Cote Vineyard wines is showing once again from both the pinot and the GC...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] By Farr Sangreal Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    Huon Hooke 97 Points! Sangreal is the most perfumed of the By Farr Pinots.   "Medium to full red colour with a tinge of purple and a touch of new leather to sniff, smoked meats and spices, the bunchy style of bouquet at a far remove from simple...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] By Farr Three Oaks Chardonnay 2016

    Region: VIC- Geelong

    The Chardonnay by Farr comes from the same site as the Sangreal Pinot Noir. It’s an exposed, hungry north-facing slope of red soil over limestone, planted in 1994. The Chardonnay vines are a mixture of Dijon clones and P58. The fruit is picked by hand...

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    $80.00
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