This wine has been crafted utilising fruit sourced from three separate blocks on the estate: Blocks 3 and 4, two premium blocks of 25-year-old Cabernet Sauvignon vines and Block 5 Merlot; the latter block planted in 1987. A small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec from the neighbouring property, also in the heart of the Yallingup region, features in the 2013 blend.
The wine exhibits ripe cassis, red plums and salted liquorice aromas. High notes of cedary oak and violet add further complexity and frame this wines underlying graphite like minerality Palate The palate unfolds in a myriad of layers of red fruit with dark chocolate nuances further enhanced by subtle sweet oak characters. The long and flavoursome finish is well supported by powder fine, juicy tannins.
Vintage 2014 – Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2016. Gold – Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2016