COLOR: Deep Dark Red.
NOSE: Blackberry, Blueberry and Dark Ripe Cherries.
PALATE: Full of Dark Ripe Summer Berries Mixed with Cocoa and A Hint of Vanilla.
FINISH: The finish is long with notes of Cassis and Dark Chocolate
TANNINS & ACID: Well Integrated and Balanced throughout with Medium to Bold Tannins.
DECANT: Drink now or hold for several years.
HARVEST DATE: 6 September 2014.
TONS HARVESTED: 2.26
BRIX: 23.8’ with a 72 hour Cold Soak.
FERMENTATION: Whole berry in stainless steel tanks. D-80 Lallemand Yeast. Daily pump-overs.
48 hour extended maceration. 100% Malolactic conversion using ML Alpha.
COOPERAGE: Nadalie Colbert French Oak, 2 years.
BOTTLING: 15 August 2016, Aprox 125 Cases produced Alcohol 14.5%, pH 3.64, TA 6.4 .
This wine pairs well with Prime Rib, Rack of Lamb, Flank Steak and Beef Short Ribs.