Colour: Dark cherry red with purple and brick red hue.
Nose: Black & Blueberry fruits with mocha, malt dark liquorice & black pepper. Spiciness and some new leather add interest along with cedar oak complexity.
Palate: Full bodied, firm tannin with dark plum and mulberry palate with a hint of plum, vanilla and cedar. Crisp acidity with a well-balanced palate.
Potential: This vintage has produced rich and savoury, textured wines that have long term cellaring potential. Sealed under DIAM5 cork. Ideally decant on opening and allow to breathe for a hour or two.
Foods: King Henry Steak, Buffalo mozzarella pizza.
Technical: Alcohol: 14.6% , pH 3.47, TA 6.6
Bottles Produced: 3988
Vintage: The 2018 vintage, which was warm and great for ripening, has made classic wines.
Winemaking: Nick Haselgrove
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