Cannibal Creek Merlot 2010

 

 

 Harvest Details

•    Date 2/4/10 • 12.7 baume • pH 3.6 • TA 4.3gm/lt

Bouquet

•    Dark chocolate and berry fruits

Palate

•    Rich plum fruits
•    Savoury Christmas cake characters
•    Firm dry tannins

Wine Making

•    Wine maker and viticulture Patrick Hardiker
•    Oak - 30% new Coopers; Vicard and Bossuet
•    Ripeness in the vineyard and extended maceration
      produces good depth and expression of our terroir 
•    High temperatures during fermentation aids
      extraction
•    Cellar 5-10 years

Viticulture

•    Clone F14DV14
•    Cropping level 2.5-3 tonne per acre
•    Trellis: VSP
•    Soil: granitic, gravelley and sandy loam, a rich
      topsoil on a base of granite
•    Planted 1998 

Philosophy

•    Our philosophy is simple;to create unique wines of
      exceptional quality. Cultural practices ensure low
      yeilding vines produce intensely flavoured fruit.
      The grapes  are handpicked and crafted;
      with minimal handling producing traditional
      style boutique wines 

Figures 

•     13% alc/vol • 7.7 std drinks

 

 
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