The earlier than expected 2016 harvest delivered fruit with excellent varietal characters resulting in wine with an ideal balance of sugar, acid, colour and flavour.
The mild weather conditions during spring were followed by warmer than usual February temperatures. The odd burst of extreme heat resulted in an early start to vintage, bringing forward the ripening of some varietals and shortening the harvest time.
Crimson red with vibrant hues.
Complex spice with dark berry, and a soft floral aroma.
Dark berry fruit flavours, a hint of anise with toasty vanillin oak and soft supple tannins.
Slow roasted lamb, stuffed bell peppers or a selection of cheeses.