Colour: Brilliant red
Nose: Elegant berry fruit, vanilla.
Palate: Well balanced, slightly wooded easy drinking.
Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and various other red varieties.
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: 20 February & 7 March
Yield: 10 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 3rd fill French Oak for 6 months. The wine was sterile filtered and bottled after suitable tank maturation in March 2011.