A settled and early summer resulted in an exceptional fruit set and clean growing conditions throughout the vineyard. This was followed with a persistent period of near drought conditions from mid-summer to autumn. Temperatures were in the normal range, but rainfall was very low with the island experiencing only a third of the year previous. These conditions allowed fruit to reach optimal ripeness. As a result, 2019 will be fondly recalled as a vintage that produced an abundance of high-quality wines.
Blackberry, jasmine and cedar wood.
The palate displays elegant ripe red fruits, with subtle baking spices and juicy acidity. The wine has a long finish with well-structured, fine tannins that will benefit from careful cellaring.