Deep purple in colour, this wine is full-bodied with medium acid and tannins. Intense aromas of lavender, clove and nutmeg mingle with redcurrant and blackberry which continue through to the palate and meld with cedar and toast from the French oak, resulting in a long and complex finish.
Orange had almost perfect weather conditions, commencing with winter and spring rainfall, which fell with regularity. Overall quality was excellent.
Enjoy now or cellar for 5 years.
Intense aromas of lavender, clove and nutmeg, and red currant & blackberry fruits.
Soft yet powerful palate of red currants and blackberries. Careful use of French oak and extra time on skins adds structure, complexity and balance to this wine.