Colour: Deep red with a pink/crimson hue.
Nose: Deep, concentrated and packed full of blackcurrant and mulberry aromas, with fine layers of violets, lavender, aniseed, tobacco leaf and graphite.
Palate: A sensational structure that is comet-like in its profile. A ball of voluminous, sweet, dark fruit and intense tightly-wound acidity with textural tannins punctuates the entry, and continues with a long, fine, tail brimming with tangy red berries, dried sage, cedar and ultra-fine tannins.
Varietals: 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Petit Verdot, 15% Malbec
CELLARING POTENTIAL: Drinks beautifully now, will reward cellaring over next 8-10 years.
HARVESTED: March / April 2009
OAK: 100% French Oak (62% new and 38% 1-3 yr old) 18 months
TA: 7.0 g/L
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 0.46 g/L