The fruit (Pinot Noir clones 777, 10/5, 115, 667 & 114) was hand harvested on 25 March 2014 until 11 April 2014. The fruit was destemmed into five stainless steel tanks, before being inoculated with selected wine yeasts to carry out the fermentation. The wine was aged in French oak barriques for approximately 12 months of which 29% is new oak. This wine is a blend of 5 lots out of a total of 10 lots, with 100% of the fruit coming from Bannockburn vineyards.
International Wine Challenge 2017, London:
"Smokey, complex nose, deep and fruitful, high-toned palate, offering black fruits. Structure palate gives texture of fine tannins".
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