The classic regional characters of dense, spicy blueberry fruit along with hints of liquorice, plum and all-spice are all delicately interwoven.
The hand-picked grapes were destemmed, but not crushed, and spent seven days on their skins in open fermenters with daily hand-plunging and pumping over of the cap to more gently extract colour, flavours and tannins. This was followed by careful basket pressing, and malolactic fermentation in a combination of new and seasoned American and French oak barrels prior to twenty months' maturation in our cellars.
In keeping with the non-interventionist winemaking style we have neither fined nor filtered this wine.
Review by: Huon Hooke, huonhooke.com
Review by: Gary Walsh, The Wine Front
Review by: Berlin Wine Trophy 2016
Review by: Drinks Business
Review by: Syrah du Monde
Review by: International Wine and Spirit Competition, International Wine and Spirit Competition 2016