Growing Conditions

Some inclement weather and hail at flowering resulted in very low crop loads in 2015 (some vineyards down 60%). This allowed the canopies to cope easily with the fruit load and produce intense flavour profiles.


Pre-fermentation cold soaking for 5 days was followed by a clean, warm (25-30°C) ferment. Skin Macerations was twice daily pump-overs (using specialized gentle tannin extraction method) and 2 x rack-returns during ferment.