Calliope Rutherglen Durif 2014
The Calliope range of century old vines, the pinnacle of our winemaking, dry grown produced wines of great intensity and flavour only made in exceptional years.
Single Vineyard Rutherglen Durif traditionally fermented with extended maceration on skins to achieve equilibrium of flavour and structure release. The wine is unfined with a light filtration before bottling.
CELLARING & DRINKING RECOMMENDATIONS
It’s big, bold and full of flavour so it is time for bold food choices. Try pan seared venison with rosemary and dried cherries or test your culinary skills and give salt and pepper crocodile a go.
Drinking well now and will cellar for 15-20 years.
TASTING NOTES COLOUR/APPEARANCE - Dark Red.
AROMA/BOUQUET - Aromas of ink, violets and plums with nuances of toasty moch.
PALATE - Flavours of forest fruits integrate with the tannins to provide structure and finish.
ALCOHOL - 15.2%
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