COLOUR Deep purple ruby.NOSE Crushed ripe black berries, star anise spice and white pepper.PALATE Velvety and lush, the black and blue fruits overlay a rich and generous palate.There’s lots of complex spice imparted from both the fruit and the French oakused. The finish is long and moreish.CELLAR Drink now through 2035.
How was it made?
W I N E M A K I N G VARIETAL COMPOSITION 98% Shiraz, 2% Viognier ALCOHOL 14% PH 3.40 FERMENTATION METHOD 5-6t open fermenters SKIN CONTACT TIME 14 - 20 days BARREL ORIGIN France BARREL AGE New - 8 years old TIME IN BARREL 18 months MLF 100% in barrel YEAST TYPE Inoculated
V I T I C U L T U R E REGION Victoria DATE OF HARVEST Late February - early March 2020 YIELD 3 tonnes / acre VINE AGE 23 years old METHOD Machine harvested CLONE BVRC12, PT23 SOIL TYPE Duplex grey loam over yellow clay with ironstone CULTIVATION PRACTICES Cane pruned VSP