Colour: Deep cherry magneta with purple & red hue.
Nose: Red currant, blueberry and cassis augmented with slightly cigar-box like oak and a light forest floor lift.
Palate: Rich and fleshy palate with fine grained new oak tannin and balanced acidity with a crunchy cassis nuance. Complex dry red notes backed by richness and well balanced acidity.
Potential: This vintage has produced wines that have long term cellaring potential. Sealed under DIAM cork. Ideally decant on opening and allow to breathe for a hour or two.
Foods: Confit duck. Roast lamb and potato with carrot. Pot sticker dumplings for something different.
Technical: Alcohol: 14.5% , pH 3.43, TA 6.6
Bottles produced: 1552
Vintage: The 2018 vintage, which was warm and great for ripening, has made classic wines.
Winemaking by Nick Haselgrove
Detailed Tasting Notes