Cherry red colour, with a violet purple hue.NOSE
Aromas of raspberry, mulberry, hints of liquorice and warm sweet herbaceous notes.PALATE
Refined notes of warm cherry, blackberry, coffee bean and lilac interweave with well-balanced acidity and finishing with sweet bramble fruit and toasty oak.WINEMAKING
Fermented in traditional small open top fermenters and hand plunged twice daily for to 10 days using a variety of yeasts. MLF was encouraged on skins and completed in tank prior to 9 months aging in old and new French hogsheads.FOOD PAIRING
Roast Duck, pot roasted vegetable with Thyme.VINTAGE NOTES
Cool conditions in early spring enabled a subsequent long growing season. A warm dry summer subsided into ideal cooler autumn conditions prior to harvest.