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100% estate grown

Hand picked

Alcohol: 13%

pH: 3.7

TA: 6.0g/L

Winemaker notes: 

The style is medium body, cherry and strawberry fruited with some savoury notes of dried foliage. 25% new oak, 9 months maturation.


2018 was a very good year, which delivered good yields with beautiful concentration and flavour. the summer was cool & dry with small amounts of rain allowing the fruit to ripen slowly retaining good natural acidity.


Medium, ruby.


Satsuma plums, some herbals spice, black cherry, a touch of spice and some cranberry tartness.


Black plum, black cherry, spice, earthy notes, dried herbs and a touch of spicy oak.


Partially destemmed and open top fermented with the inclusion of around 10-15% whole bunches. The wine underwent indigenous yeast ferment before being pressed to a mixture of around 10% new oak piéce (228lt), one, two and three year old piéce (228lt) and some in stainless steel tanks. The wine aged for around 10 months before a light filtration and bottling.

Ideal with what food: 

Duck, lamb.

Legal Restriction:

There is a limit of 48 bottles / per person / per transaction