Tasting note：Deep ruby red color with purple edges. Complex nose opening towards ripe and expressive fruit, such as blackberry, blueberry, cassis and dry figs. Spices such as clove, black pepper and a touch of lavender. Intense, smooth a silky structure filling the mid palate with a ripe and unique personality. Black fruit such as blackberry and blueberry with a long and slightly smoked finish.
Food matching：Ideal companion for wagyu beef in wine reduction, deer with Jerusalem artichoke and boeuf bourguinon.
Grape variety：70％ Camenere, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot.
Terroir：There is much diversity in the soil, and our Clos Apalta comes from colluvial granitic soils, lightly textured with layers of clay.
Harvest：100% hand harvested from 7th March until 16th May 2012.
Vinification：100% native yeast 77% fermented in French oak vats of 75 Hl and 23% in new French oak bordeaux barrels. Skin contact up to 5 weeks.
Ageing：100% of the blend in 225 lts new French oak barrels for 28 months.