Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2018 - Silver
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge 2020 - 94 points
A powerful complex Merlot, deep red in colour with aromas of plums, blackcurrants and cedar wood. A multi-layered and ever-changing mid-palate with dark fruits of the forest and red currant flavours. A complex and vibrant wine that will reward cellaring.
Wine of Origin Coastal Region
Following two days of cold maceration on skins, fermentation was completed reaching temperatures of 25 °C – 28 °C.
Malo-lactic took place in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves.
The wine was then matured for approximately 14 months in small French oak barrels, 33% in 1st new oak and 67% in 2nd and 3rd fill.
DATE OF BOTTLING
3rd February 2016
Total acidity 4.5g/L
Residual sugar 2.4g/LAlcohol 15%