Chateau Pato, established in 1979, sits in the heart of Pokolbin, a prime spot in Hunter Wine Country. This boutique winery, known for its non-irrigated vineyards, allows nature to dictate the growth, producing a finite collection of premium wines. The winery has garnered consistent 5-star ratings, with its viticulturalist and winemaker, Nick Paterson, being celebrated as a leading figure in the Hunter region.
The wines, particularly the Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Semillon, are a testament to the region's rich terroir, yet they carry a unique signature. The winemaker's preference for a classic Australian style sets Chateau Pato apart, offering a distinct experience compared to other wines in the Hunter Valley.
Embarking on a wine tasting journey at Château Pâto is an immersive experience. The cellar door, set against the picturesque backdrop of Pokolbin's rolling hills. Visitors are often intrigued by the artisanal approach to winemaking, the warm hospitality, and the intimate atmosphere that encourages a deeper appreciation of their wines.
You can expect the following from a tasting at Château Pâto:
To ensure an exclusive and personalised experience, bookings at Chateau Pato are highly recommended. The winery is dedicated to providing guests with a comprehensive tasting journey, offering different packages catered to various preferences and interests.
Chateau Pato is equipped to accommodate groups, though for larger gatherings, prior arrangements are encouraged to facilitate a smooth and enjoyable visit for all guests. Whether you're a couple seeking a romantic getaway or a larger party exploring the Hunter Valley, Chateau Pato stands ready to make your wine tasting experience a cherished memory.Book now