Cabernet Sauvignon grown in a small vineyard in the Armagh area of the Clare Valley. Hand-picked and then de-stemmed and pumped into 1.5 tonne open fermenters. Hand plunged daily and left on skins for 12 days and lightly basket pressed to control tannin. Unfiltered
Aged in 20% new and 80% old French Oak barrels for 12 months.
Intense dark fruit flavours of blackberry, black cherry, cassis, spice and chocolate on the palate with a soft lingering tannin to finish.
Food Match: Slow cooked Lamb Shoulder
CELLARING: Drink Now or Cellar 5-10+yrs
pH – 3.43
TA – 7.02
Alc – 14.5%