The use of oak might be subtle, but the flavours are quite intense (berries, plums, touch of liquorice) with a lovely textured finish.
Vintage Conditions: Heavy winter rains and a mild spring led to the production of strong canopies, which protected the fruit during the summer heat, and resulted in wines of great strength and character. 5 months in stainless steel 80% 3 months on French oak 3 months on American oak planks 10% planks 10% .
The wine doesn’t need a big wordy write up. It’s hearty, healthy, and worthy.
Team it up with big flavour pasta dishes, or bbq meats or maybe venison