Taken off the Castine Family Morella Estate’s Golf Course Block. Red loam over limestone with an easterly orientation protecting the block from hot afternoon burn. Machine harvested in the cool of the early morning March 2017.
Ruby crimson halo deepening to deep dark blood red.
Intense spice, ripe plum and subtle French oak.
Rich, sweet, dark forest berries with intense spice balanced by fine by firm tannins. Some mocha chocolate and coffee cradled in fine savory tannins. Passion contained.
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
Drinking now or medium term 6 to 8 years.
Australia Day BBQ steak and French fries or thin crispy pizza with fresh basil scattered.