Bright garnet red. Bright red cherries and sweet blossom leap out of the glass. Very fresh and super fragrant. Vibrant and fresh with juicy red raspberries and dark crunchy cherries up front, which lead into more complex and savory notes of briary spice and wild rose. The tannins are finely knit giving a lovely elegant structure when combined with the bright acidity, it leads to a long and satisfying finish. Great everyday value over delivers!
Fermentation in small and large open. 100% destemmed. Whole berries. 5 day cold soak, then inoculated with a wet cultured yeast. Gently hand plunged or pumped over once a day, increasing to twice daily during the perk of fermentation. One rack and return after peak. Barrel orgin is French oak 15% new, 500 litre puncheons for 10 months.