La Pléîade 2018
Australie - Heathcote - Victoria
Oeil : deep magenta.
Nez : complex aromas of red berries and spices.
Bouche : this wine has an outstanding elegance and power, combining minerality and precision, perfectly reflecting the Terroir of Heathcote. The wine will benefit from another 2 to 3 years in bottle and can be cellared for 20 years.
Les conseils du Sommelier : Seven hours roasted lamb under 100° "agneau de sept heures". Boeuf wellington.
Cépage(s) : 100% Shiraz.
Vendanges : The grapes are hand-harvested by the end of March.
Sol : Red soil from the Cambrien Period.
Vinification : The grapes are gently destemmed, and then ferment for six weeks in open concrete vats, using indigenous yeasts.
Elevage : The lightly pressed wine is cellared with minimal intervention in our cellar, which is located in Heathcote. The ageing lasts 12 months, in new French oak casks.
Degré d’alcool : 14