Affinity 2016

A beautiful vibrant plum colour. An exceptionally complex wine with juicy red fruit palate, silky tannins, plums and cherry tobacco on the nose.

Winemakers Notes

The components of this Bordeaux blend are picked at optimal ripeness and harvested separately.

The Harvest

The components were separately vinified and matured. Barrel selection for the blend occurred after 23 months of maturation of the individual components in French oak. 55% New oak.

In the Cellar

50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot
20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

Blend Information

Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower – the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.

Botanical Sketch

Geissorhiza radians is one of the most sought after flowers having very attractive deep blue flowers with red centres. The Wine cup is our core flower representing the core-wine of our range The Affinity Blend.

Geissorhiza radians (Wine Cup)

Alcohol
pH

14.03%
3.61

RS
Total Acid

2.6 g/l
5.7 g/l

Previous Vintages

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