The grapes were handpicked in late February, crushed and destemmed with cold soaking for 1 week. Primary fermentation took place for 10 days and pressed. Maturation in mixture of small & large, French oak barrels for 14 months. The wine was then racked, sterile filtered and bottled
The 2015 vintage is regarded as a classic Hunter Valley vintage, with ideal warm growing conditions leading up to vintage followed by a burst of wet weather in late February. Good vineyard management and winemaking has resulted in some of the best wines we’ve made.
Enjoy now -7 years.
Medium red colour with bright violet hues.
Bright cherries and red currant fruits framed by soft tannins.
Medium-bodied, bright cherry and red currant flavours, with hints of sarsaparilla and cola, framed by soft tannins and savoury spice.