89 pts Wine Spectator Magazine (HS) Plump plum and cherry fruit against hints of tobacco and espresso
Inky black colour. Lifted nose with sweet ripe plum and floral overtones.
Palate is rich and smooth with sweet French oak complimenting the subtle spice and ripe dark fruits.
Reviews and other Notes
89 pts Wine Spectator Magazine (HS) Ripe and supple, balancing its plump plum and cherry fruit against hints of tobacco and espresso on the finish. Best after 2010. 4,000 cases made. /–HS
Hand picked estate grown. Open fermentation for 10 days. Temperature controlled at 25ºC maximum. Basket pressed and matured for 12 months in French Oak Hogsheads. Single vineyard (Estate produced). Planted 1999. Minimal irrigation and harsh pruning to keep tonnage = 2.5 t/acre.