Perfumed nose, with high toned red fruits and a hint of meatiness. The palate is light with subtle power, fine tannins, and again some meatiness and earth on the finish.
Vineyard: Kyneton, Macedon Ranges
Age of Vines: 29 years
Growers: David Forster
Soil: Granitic sandy loam
Area: 2.2 acres
Altitude: 540m a.s.l.
Clone: Mostly D5V12, some MV6
Harvest: 07th April; 2.1 ton/acre
Winery: wild yeast; aged on full lees, no whole bunch; ferment was lightly plunged or wet once per day to minimise extraction; 10 months in old oak; only racked at bottling; bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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