Harvested in late March, fruit for this very limited release was destemmed and crushed into stainless steel roto fermenter via a chiller. Fermentation was over two weeks followed by 6 day post fermentation maceration. Followed by maturation in 30% new french oak for 12 months.
- VIC - Yarra Valley
Bright, clear crimson; a vibrant, fresh, red berry and spice wine reflecting its cool, red soil origins; it is medium-bodied, the palate with considerable length, and deepened by quality French oak. Rating 95 - Drink by 2022 - James Halliday,Australian Wine Compnaion (SEP/2011)
Winery Tasting Notes
Vibrant purple red
Liquorice, violets and blueberries lead on the nose along with fine cedary oak
The palate displays firm, ripe tannins hints of mocha oak and dark fruits leading into a powerful finish
Now - 2021