Wedgetail Estate North Face Cabernet Merlot 2010
A Cabernet blend that is beautifully balanced. It offers up a complex nose of cigar box and dark fruit, blackcurrant, and smoky oak character. The fruit flavors are vibrant due to good acid level and enhanced by well-designed soft tannins. The palate is very rich but soft and elegant. Cellar for up to 12 years.
Bottling Date: February 2011
Cropping Level: 1.5 Tones / Acre
Oak Treatment: 20% New French Oak, Burgundian Coopers. 18 months in Barrels.
Ferment: Pre maceration in open vats until ferment starts, about one week. Fermented in open vats, with indigenous yeast. Post fermentation skin maceration 4 weeks. Natural Malolactic occurs slowly through spring.