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The Sixties Block 2016

Our intriguing blend including Spanish & Portuguese varieties

$28.00 CELLAR CLUB
$25.20

DESCRIPTION

Tasting Notes

Vibrant purple with a violet hue. A lifted and complex nose of Portuguese fruit characters and ripe black fruit compote. Lightly seasoned oak provides a touch of integrated vanilla and spice.

Wine Making

Fruit was harvested in March and April and fermented on skins for 7 days. The wine then spent 12 months in one, two and three year old French and American oak prior to bottling.

Cellaring

The Sixties Block is a unique wine that’s both approachable in its youth and rewards cellaring for 7-10 years. Enjoy with pork and fennel sausages in a tomato based sauce.

Technical

The Grapes: The blend of grapes includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Carignan, Tinta Cao, Tinta Madeira and Cornifesto from our Rutherglen vineyards.
Date Tasted: December 2017
Alcohol: 14.8%
T.A (g/l): 6.6g/l
pH: 3.56pH

Vibrant purple with a violet hue. A lifted and complex nose of Portuguese fruit characters and ripe black fruit compote. Lightly seasoned oak provides a touch of integrated vanilla and spice.

Palate:

Full bodied with sweet, ripe plum fruit at the forefront. The plush mid palate offers is textured with a fresh natural acidity and fine tannins. Dark Chocolate notes and Portuguese characteristics bring the wine together perfectly complimenting the lengthy finish to the wine.
Fruit was harvested in March and April and fermented on skins for 7 days. The wine then spent 12 months in one, two and three year old French and American oak prior to bottling.
The Sixties Block is a unique wine that’s both approachable in its youth and rewards cellaring for 7-10 years. Enjoy with pork and fennel sausages in a tomato based sauce.
The Grapes: The blend of grapes includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Tempranillo, Carignan, Tinta Cao, Tinta Madeira and Cornifesto from our Rutherglen vineyards.
Date Tasted: December 2017
Alcohol: 14.8%
T.A (g/l): 6.6g/l
pH: 3.56pH
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