Colour: Deep red with bright purple hue.
Aroma: Cassis, black currant, dark chocolate and classic cut leaf.
Palate: Layered and textured with rich dark fruits and full-bodied finish.
Varietal Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Barossa Valley, South Australia
Vineyard: Dorrien Vineyard
Soil: Deep loam over limestone
Wine age: 40 years
Planting system: Trellised, canopy wires, north- south rows
Wine density: 2,400 per Ha
Farming: Minimum drip irrigation, rye grass between rows, hand pruned
Yield: 4 tonnes per Ha; 30HL/Ha
Harvest: 9 April
Vinification: 20% whole bunch and 80% crushed and destemmed; on skins for four weeks after cold soak/remontage
Ageing: 11 months in freshly seasoned French oak barriques
Analysis: pH: 3.56 Alcohol: 14.5%
Acid: 6.1g/L Sugar: 0.2g/L