A rich dark wine. Damson plums complimented by French & American Oak
- Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
- Region: Gisborne
- Variety: Malbec
- Harvest Date: April 2018
- Bottling Date: February 2019
- Release Date: September 2019
Malbec grapes were fermented in open top stainless vats. After primary ferment the wines underwent full malolactic fermentation in old barrels. Oak staves were added for 9 months.
Malbec was hand harvested from Richard McIntre’s vineyard in Opou Road, Gisborne in excellent condition and good ripeness.
- Alcohol: 12.5%
- Residual Sugar: 2.0
- Total Acidity: 6.3
- ph: 3.68
- Cellaring: 4+ years from bottling
Bronze medal – NZ International Wine Show