The estate grown fruit was harvested at optimal ripeness in the early hours of the morning. The juice was pressed to tank and one third was fermented in new and old French oak, the balance in stainless steel. The oak component was left on lees for 3 months before blending and bottling.
Vintage : A dry Winter and fleeting Spring was followed by a warm growing season with welcome rainfall in December and January lead to full, healthy canopies enabling excellent yields and great flavour development,
Colour : Brilliant pale straw with emerald flecks. ,
Palate : Intense flavours of pink grapefruit, guava, sugarsnap peas and subtle layers of vanilla and dried herbs are filled out by a creamy textural mid palate interwoven with bright refreshing acidity. ,
Cellaring : Whilst ready to drink now, this wine will gain in complexity over the next three to five years.,
Alcohol : 12.5% ,