Rich red in colour with blackberries, cinnamon spice and leather characters on the nose with cloves and fine oak aromas. Strong tomato leaf flavours with truffles and meaty notes. Masculine complex tannins on the palate, great balance with a long lingering aftertaste.
A selection of grapes were handpicked and transported to the cellar.
The grapes were de-stemmed and crushed.Selected yeast inoculated to start the fermentation and controlled fermentation took place in open tanks. After fermentation free-run and press juice were kept separately for later blending. Egg white fining followed by soft filtration preceded the bottling. The wine was matured for 18 months in the bottle before release.
Matured for 22 months in French, American and Hungarian oak 300 litre barrels, 80% new and 20% second and third fill.