IMAGES ARE FOR ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY – ACTUAL VINTAGE MAY VARY
A total of 4 cultivars were used in this blend. Some components were fermented in a stainless steel tank and the rest in open top fermenters. On the Merlot component stems were added to the tank during fermentation, to enhance stalk tannins and complex mouthfeel. After fermentation all cultivars were aged in French Oak Barrels for 44 months until final blending.
Haut Espoir Gentle Giant
Cherries and sweet tobacco flavours on the nose that carries through on the pallet, accompanied by cassis and eucalyptus.