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Bringing together the love triangle that is Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot, but handled the Si way – gentle hands, no additions, on lees for longer periods, au naturale. The Red is a wild fermented Bordeaux blend with extended skin contact and matured in new and old oak for 18 months. It’s unfiltered/unfined and minimal sulphur is added.
A wealth of florals whirl around this cabernet merlot blend with really fresh and vibrant purple violet-like flowers, great purity and life. The palate has dark fruits at the core, succulent tannins, earthy too; really deep and even, dark fruit flavors, and a black plum finish.
- Region: Margaret River
- Varietal: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% Malbec - 10% Petit Verdot
- Vintage: 2014
- Vineyard: Si Vintners Estate
- Vine Age: Average: 25 years old
- Yield: Average: 3 tons per acre
- Soil Type: Karri Loam over Decomposed Granite & White Clay
- Oak: 18 months in 80% neutral and 20% new French barrique
- Production: 500 cases
One of the most vibrant and popular wine destinations in Australia, the Margaret River has an exceptional range of restaurants, accommodation and tourist activities. After a much-publicized birth in the early 1970s prompted, in part, by Professor Harold Olmo's research but, more importantly, that of Dr John Gladstones in 1965, the region briefly lost its momentum in the late 1980s... Learn More »
It is not often that in a land of highly successful conformity (Margaret River in this case) that a non-traditionalist, anti-conformist is getting all of the publicity (all postiive at that). That is the case with Si Vintners. Learn More »
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