Region: Helderberg in Stellenbosch
Colour: Dark ruby red with a youthful purple rim.
Nose: Blackberry, iodine, coriander and lavender and subtle hints of wild strawberry
Palate: Soft, yet firm tannins with a creamy mid palate and lasting forest berry finish
The grapes were harvested at 23 to 24 balling depending on the vineyard. In the cellar the grapes were fermented at between 16 and 22 degrees with an average of 63 days skin contact and malo-lactic fermentation was done on the skins. The wine was matured in French, Hungarian and Romanian oak barrels for 14 months .
This wine was bottled in August 2017 and is starting to settle, only 4256 bottles were produced.