Merlot (19) Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2019 and older
Harvested on 1st and 3rd March 2017 compared with 24th and 26th
March for the 2016 vintage. Hand selected bunches underwent
individual berry selection to ensure only the best fruit was
fermented. 100% of the fruit was fermented as berries in barrel.
All fermentation was spontaneous (wild) with no commercial yeast
added. Matured for 22 months in 70% new French oak barrels.
Limited production of 163 x 1.5l magnum bottles and 1,714 750ml
bottles. A classic merlot which will continue to develop for the next
Best end rack of new season lamb, baby new potatoes, fresh
garden peas and a touch of mint.