260 cases produced
Textbook, benchmark cabernet from Stephanie Toole, whose “attention to detail and refusal to cut corners”
(James Halliday) is very much evidenced here.
This low yielding vineyard is hand-picked within a very small ideal harvest window and gently plunged 3-4 times
a day like the shiraz but with 10-12 days on skins to help complex the tannins, followed by eighteen months
maturation in French barriques (thirty-five per cent new).
Refined, elegant and super-stylish. Limited release, single vineyard and organically grown.
Vibrant cassis with a twist of mint. Polished oak.
Seductive array of red and black fruits, black olive and plum held tight by compelling tannins. Deeply concentrated, great length and structure. Should age well for the long term – easily 15 years.