Colour: Deep, brilliant ruby red.
Nose: Elegant berry fruit.
Palate: Soft and well-rounded easy drinker.
Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc
White or red meats, spicy fish, poultry, pastries or pasta dishes.
In The Vineyard
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed Granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains
About The Harvest
Date: 22 February 2005
Yield: 6 tons / ha
In The Cellar
After destalking and crushing the mash was flash pasteurized and then re-cooled to 24°C .The mash was then inoculated with a specially chosen yeast strain. At about 2° Balling the mash was pressed and the wine matured in 2nd fill French Oak for 6 months. The wine was sterile filtered and bottled after suitable tank maturation in February 2008.