Medium bodied with rich dark berries, ripe plum and hints of chocolate and spice notes. Smooth and supple with fine, lingering tannins.
Coonawarra received good winter rains, which set up the vines well for the growing season. Temperatures during the growing season were warm with minimal heat spikes, the steady temperatures continued through vintage. There was minimal vintage rains, which reduced any pressure of disease.
Food Pairing Notes
A versatile wine, fantastic with braised lamb shanks, roast chicken or eggplant parmigiana.
This wine was matured for an average of two months in a combination of older French and American oak barrels