Smooth, expressive and generous, offering a cascade of ripe black cherry and blackberry, with hints of tarragon and mint around the edges, flowing smoothly into a long finish. Drink now through 2018. 1,500 cases imported. –HS
This full-bodied and juicy red offers approachable notes of ripe red and dark fruits along with hints of smoke and graphite.
The vineyards are located in the Willunga district in the southern end of McLaren Vale and are planted to a mix of clay and heavy grey loam soil over sandstone. A bright and lush wine, 20% of the fruit was vinified in the Amarone method to concentrate flavor. After six weeks, the dried fruit was fermented on its skins for six days, pressed and fermented in oak and stainless steel, the wine was racked just once.