Mediterranean - The summers are moderate and dry with
cold and wet winters. The rainfall is approximately
600 - 700 mm per annum.
Deep red Hutton, Clovelly
6 - 8 tons/ha
Grapes were harvested at full ripe stage of 24 °B.
The must was inoculated with a pure yeast strain and
fermented on the skins until dry. Fermentation took
place in stainless steel tanks at temperatures of
28 - 32 °C after which the juice was pressed and
allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation. The wine
was then aged in oak barrels for 26 months before
being blended and bottled.
Intense red colour. Interesting spiciness complemented
by the intriguing coffee and cherry flavours. Soft
hints of Cederwood. Firm, round tannins leads to an
interesting finish. Cellaring should give it softer
Red meats like Fillet steak, rack of ribs and will
also go well with interesting casseroles and specially
made home made stews.
Alcohol: 13.5 vol %
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
the winery: Cathedral