2012 BAROSSA VALLEY
The timing of the first full moon in the Barossa Valley each harvest typically lines up with the Tempranillo harvest of the Light Pass Vineyard. This harvest moon wine is our offering to Selene, the Greek Goddess of the moon, the celestial-body beauty that resembles fertility and productivity.
Blend: 100% Tempranillo
Yield: 1.75 t/acre - 2.25 t/acre
TA: 7.0 g/l
Matured for 30 months in new and seasoned French oak barrels 500 and 900L.
Cellaring: Optimum year 2020
Deep ruby red colour with intense dark cherry and plum aromatics that are complemented with complex dried herb and spice aromatics. On the palate a fleshy fruit core of plum is supported by nuances of white chocolate and delicate savoury herb. Velvety tannins persist the length of the palate.
This wine is a blend of 2 blocks of Tempranillo grown in the Light Pass sub-region of the Barossa Valley, which is classic red soil over limestone, and sits high on the eastern edge of the Valley.
Vineyard | Region
22nd - 23rd February 2012
Production: 280 dozen
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