FOOD Matching An excellent match with tender rare beef and with Italian influenced dishes.
Climate McLaren Vale has 'Mediterranean' climate of winter dominate rainfall and dry summers cooled by sea breezes ideal for ripening premium grapes.
Soil Sand and black loam over clay.
Vinification Small static fermenters for 7-10 days before pressing. The wines are racked to oak for 17 months maturation and receive several rackings to soften the tannins and integrate oak and fruit. Prior to bottling the wines receive light fining to round the structure.
Residual sugar <0.3