COLOUR – Dark red
AROMATICS – Dark Chocolate and liquorice with hints of earthiness.
PALATE – Flavours of chocolate and currant on the palate with balanced acidity overlaying a fine-tannin structure. A long lingering complex finish.
WINEMAKING – Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were hand-picked from our low yielding block. De-stemmed into an open fermenter and cold-soaked until wild fermentation starts then inoculated with a yeast culture to gain more complexity. Post alcoholic fermentation it was left on skins for 2 weeks before being pressed to 40% new and 60% older French Oak barriques for malolactic fermentation and maturation. Once oak integration was achieved, the wine was lightly fined and filtered before bottling.
OAK MATURATION – 40% new French oak barriques for 16 months.
VINTAGE 2019 – Consistent rain throughout winter and spring leading up to the 2019 vintage has allowed for even healthy growth. Fruit set was moderate which lead to less than average yields across all varieties. A cool summer gave the vines a long ripening period, as a result our Whites are crisp and vibrant with concentrated flavours and the Reds are elegant and flavoursome with fine tannins.
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