- Published: 23 April 2021 23 April 2021
Blend of 6 grapes: 40% Grenache, 21% Mourvèdre, 14% Shiraz, 12% Cinsaut, 11% Carignan, 2% Counoise
Geology: North Maslin Sands (54 million years old)
Altitude: 175M - 200M above sea level
Deep translucent blood colour.
Fresh perfume of ripe currants -first whiff is remarkable, flowers, touch of spice.
Taste: Concentrated fresh bursting red fruits. Young grippy tannin. Really lovely.
Winemaking: “Each grape variety was handled separately until final blending to allow each variety to best exhibit its unique characteristics. Destemmed and mechanically sorted. 50% whole berries. Cold Soak. Open Fermenters. 14-18 days on skins with a very gentle maceration. Wild yeast ferment. Kept on lees in 100% older French oak for 6 months. Bottled November 2019.”
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