VINEYARD AND WINEMAKING NOTES
This premium wine was hand harvested from our finest hillside Merlot vineyards – the Kanuka and Peacock Blocks located in the stunning Esk Valley. These vineyards are carefully managed for a low yield to ensure optimum varietal expression and quality. Hand crafted and matured in selected French Oak barriques for 18-month, this wine displays a marriage of structure and finesse.
Eye: Dark plum
Nose: Cherries, plums, dusty, earthy and fine oak.
Taste: Blackcurrant, plum, spice flavours with balanced tannins and a lingering finish.
FOOD MATCH, CELLARING AND SERVICE
Match with wild game meats such as venison and wild pork
Drink or cellar with care up to 10 years.
Serve at room temperature 18 ͦC
Region Esk Valley, Hawke’s BayAlcohol 13.8%