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All graped were hand picked. Due to exceptional fruit quality 40% was fermented as whole bunch. The wine was matured in a mix of old barriques and stainless steel tanks. The wine spent four months in French oak.Very good clear crimson-purple; red and black cherry fruit leaps from the glass on the first whiff and first taste. The palate has dark fruits, thick and juicy, a velvety mouthfeel and a finish of soft savoury tannins..
This wine is very much a sum of its parts, with perfumed cherry characters coming from the Sexton Vineyard, Campari notes from Applejack and Tarraford's mocha and cocoa earthiness shining through. It has vibrant red and blue fruits but a lovely underlying earthiness, with white mushrooms, truffles, savoury spice, forest floor and must stick. A beautifully elegant wine with breadth, structure and viscosity on the palate.
The wine shows pretty floral notes of voilets, redcurrants & strawberries. An elegant, medium bodied wine with silky texture, fine acidity and juicy red fruit, brought together by finely polished & spicy tannins.
Vibrant ruby red in colour. The nose has perfumes of summer pudding fruits raspberries, redcurrants and cherries. A hint of cedar and spice from the new French oak blends well with a subtle minty aroma. The palate is tangy and well balanced, with intense fruit flavours and silky tannins.
2015 Wire Walker displays a seductive light bright crimson colour, with the aroma having a great lift of bright fruit that is followed by a matrix of complex layering. This wine has great personality with varietal fruit presence and savoury texture.
On the nose the aromas are a strongly perfumed style redolent of spicy black cherry, dark fruits and hints of raspberries. The wine displays a juicy, sweet-fruit middle palate with soft, ripe tannins and fresh acidity.
A rich and complex nose with strong aromas of ripe raspberry and strawberry dominating against a background layer of spicy oak This wine has mouth-filling flavours of ripe raspberries and strawberries. The fruit flavours are balanced by a good concentration of fine, soft, silky tannins and enough acidity to give a long and persistent finish.
The light colour belies the intensity of this wine. Red fruit aromas in the red cherry and redcurrant spectrum carry through onto the palate. A medium bodied style, with some savoury elements, and a firm, grippy finish, with tautness and strictness that bodes well for cellaring.2012 was a terrific vintage. Beautiful weather, without extremes of temperature, produced pristine fruit with great flavours. The only downside was that crops were lower than expected, but a price we were more than happy to pay for great quality.
Clear crimson red in colour, aroma are of fragrant cherry and ripe plumss with a subtle undertone of smoky oak.Ripe flavours of dark plum, mulberry and loganberry dominate the front of the palate and flow through to a finish with fine, silky tannins and sufficient acidity to add structure to balance the rich fruit flavours of this wine. The French oak barriques used in maturing this wine provide structure and intensity while being perfectly integrated. Soft tannins are balanced by supple fruit character that builds into a long, silky finish.