The inspiration for the Parterre Cabernet Sauvignon has been taken from some of the great wines of Bordeaux. The aim is to make a wine that allows the fruit to shine, complement it with oak whilst maintaining great structure and finesse.
86% Cabernet Sauvignon
6% Petit Verdot
1% Cabernet Franc
Harvested March 2013
Oak 18 months in 40% new French
Bottled November 2014
Cellaring Eminently drinkable but will
develop further complexity for up
to 15 years.
Good spring rains refilled the sub-soil profile and calm conditions allowed even flowering and fruit set across all varieties. Until the last week in November, when a significant storm had an impact. As a result of nature assisting with fruit thinning, the yields were low but of high quality for 2013