Crushed and destemmed into SS, Alcoholic fermentation with hand plunging twice a day stainless steel vats for 7 days . Indigenous yeast and 5% whole bunch inclusion in ferment. Pressed into HH’s and R&R post MLF into same barrels for maturation. Alc/vol: 13.9%
9 months in French and American Hogsheads both new and used.
This wine has a vibrant purple hue that leads to a firmly structured wine with tannins and oak seamlessly woven through a palate that springs to life with juicy dark cherry fruit.
Matches well with a variety of dishes such as: Chickpea & Spicy Chorizo Tapas, Chorizo & Sweet Potato Risotto, Hearty Veal Casserole, Meatballs with Garlic and Basil Tomato sauce, Lamb Curry, Vegetable Pizza, Slow-Cooked Lamb with Rosemary, Spicy Paella, Vegetarian (Eggplant) Lasagne