Nose: Plum, blackcurrant and licorice
Palate: Fresh and soft, with vibrant cherry, blackcurrant, aniseed and earthy characters.
Food Matches: Rack of lamb with honey glazed jus.
Background, Vintage and Winemaker Notes:
The 2011 vintage proved to be very challenging with a much wetter summer than average with much lower temperatures. Careful attention to the vineyard was required to manage the humid and wet conditions and protect the vines and fruit.
Baumé at harvest: 13.9°
Harvest Date: March 2011
Oak Maturation: N/A
Cellaring Potential: Drink before mid to late 2012