Blend of Grenache, Merlot & Syrah
This blend offers a nice ruby red colour, the nose displays expressive aromas of blackcurrant and red fruits. THe wine is smooth and round in mouth with polished tannins and an enjoyable balance.
Sauvignon Blanc grapes were sourced from a single vineyard site on the banks of the Awatere River. The grapes were harvested in the early hours of the morning to retain crisp varietal character. Pinot Noir grapes were hand picked and hand sorted. Very gently pressed the wines were blended 94% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Pinot Noir to accentuate pure aromatics.
Vibrant pale strawberry in colour. Ripe tropical fruit on the nose with notes of vanilla pod, oriental spice and bell pepper. The palate is packed full of cranberry and mulberry fruit characters and vibrant mouth-watering acidity, making this wine incredibly moreish and drinkable.
Blend: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah
Blocks: 20 L’Amandier; 10/37 Puech Redon Yields: 14 hl/ha
Process: aged 16–20 months in new Austrian and French oak casks of 400, 500l and 600l. Production: 1,800 bottles
Without fining or filtration