A balanced combination of three top french and spanish varieties. Juicy sweet berry fruits with an integrated tannin structure.
- Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
- Region: Gisborne
- Variety: Grenache 40%, Mourvedre 40%, Tempranillo 20%
- Harvest Date: March 13
- Bottling Date: 28 February 14
- Release Date: September 14
Grenache, Mourvedre and Tempranillo grapes were fermented seperately in open top stainless vats. The wines were then put into barrels for 10 months. A blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 20% Tempranillo was then developed to produce the finished wine.
Grenache, Mourvedre and Tempranillo grapes were harvested from the Hihi vineyard at Bond Road, Ormond in excellent condition and good ripeness.
- Alcohol: 14.0%
- Residual Sugar: 2.0
- Total Acidity: 6.9
- ph: 3.71
- Cellaring: 3-4 years
- Bronze: ‘Gisborne Regional Wine Awards 2014