This Wine was made from grapes grown on the stony, sandy lower terrace of the vineyard. The varietal mix was 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12.5% Cabernet Franc and 12.5% Malbec.
It was destemmed and crushed, then macerated and fermented in tanks. The wine was aged for 14 months in french oak barriques.
TA 5.85 g/l
Dark and brooding with fruit aromas of cassis and black plum. Complex notes of vanilla, cinnamon spice and sandalwood add interest to the nose. The palate is full and rich but with an underlying sinew of acid and tannin. The generosity on the nose flows through the palate and adds length to the finish. This is wine for long term cellaring but can be enjoyed immediately if decantered. Drink over the next 7-10 years
5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
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