WILD ROCK: The best vineyards, sustainably grown, talented people, the most pristine environment in the world.
GRAVEL PIT RED: Gravelly land once destined for mining. Now our famous red wine vineyard.
PLACE: Gimblett Gravels Winegrowing District.
WINE: Merlot and Malbec with a touch of the Cabernets.
FLAVOUR: Rich dark black fruits and spice, hint of cocoa.
Variety 62% Merlot, 35% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc
Harvest Data Brix 23.1 average Production Level 53 hl/ha average Hand Harvested 5%
Winemaking Whole Bunch 0% Destemmed 100% Fermentation Vessel Stainless steel Barrel Type French Barriques New Barrel % 17% Maturation 13 months Fining Yes Filtration Yes Bottled Oct-11
Wine Analysis Alcohol 13.19% Residual Sugar <2 g/l pH 3.70 Acidity 5.4g/l
Food Match Beef
Cellaring 5-7 years