Lifted dark berry fruit with hint of dusty oak
Bold blackberry fruit and savoury spice framed by supple integrated tannin
Bimbadgen MCA Art Edition 2016 Tempranillo$29.00 per bottle
Crushed and de-stemmed prior to cold soak for two days prior to fermentation. Pumped over twice daily, pressed, allowed to settle before being transferred to oak.
17 months in a combination of new French oak barriques and a 2000L French oak Foudre
31st August, 2017
|Varietal||Alcohol||Cellaring Potential||Harvest Date||Oak||pH||TA||Tempranillo||14.0%||5 -10 years||24th February 2016||French Barriques & 2000L Foudre||3.56||5.8g/L|
The 2016 vintage in the Hilltops region was highly acclaimed, in particular for red varieties. High rainfall in November and January were bracketed by largely dry months ensuring vines had adequate resources to ripen fruit fully, producing a stunning Tempranillo crop.