Best value 2012 Award from the Best Value Wine Guide
Colour: Ruby red colour.
Nose: Red fruit on the nose.
Palate: Smooth easy drinking. Slightly wooded and well balanced.
Red meat dishes, pasta or on its own.
In The Vineyard
Trellis System: Extended Perold
Soil: Decomposed Granite
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains
About The Harvest
Date: 2 March 2011
Yield: 10 tons/ha
In The Cellar
After destalking and crushing the mash was flash pasteurized to 85°C and then re-cooled to 24°C. The mash was then inoculated with a selected yeast strain. At about 2° Balling the mash was pressed and French oak staves was added. After maturation the wine was lightly filtered before bottling in May 2011.