Colour: Dark ruby red with a youthful purple rim.
Nose: Blackberry, iodine, coriander seed and lavender, as well as subtle hints of wild strawberry.
Palate: Soft, yet firm tannins with a creamy mid palate and a lasting forest berry finish.
Winemaker Carsten Migliarina
The grapes for this wine were sourced from one single vineyard in Stellenbosch (Helderberg) region.
The grapes were harvested at 23.5 balling and naturally fermented at between 13 and 18 degrees with a 59 days skin contact. Malo-lactic fermentation was done on the skins. The wine was matured in French, Hungarian and Romanian oak barrels for 14 months .
Alcohol vol%: 14 %
Residual sugar: 1.8g/l
Total Acidity: 5.6 g/l
Free SO2: 38
Total SO2: 106