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The 2018 growing season started slowly, but warmer weather eventually helped to speed things up. Fruit set throughout the region was good and the low rainfall and warm weather from January to April resulted in great sugar development, while a cooler than average March offered ideal night temperatures for colour and flavour development.

 

The nose displays youthful and fresh aromas of strawberries, cherries and raspberries with additional floral notes. The palate is vibrant with red cherries and strawberries, complemented by soft, powdery tannins. Always a great food wine, this is the perfect red wine for a balmy summer night barbeque.

 

Oak maturation: 9 months in 10% new French oak.