2013 De Salis “M”: 60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc;
The fruit for the De Salis “M” was de-stemmed and whole berries fermented separately in 1.5 tonne pigage pots with hand plunging followed by post ferment maceration for 3 weeks. The “M” was matured in 40% new French oak for the first year – second year all older French oak.
The De Salis “M” nose has dark cherries, cassis, dark chocolate and fenugreek leading to a juicy palate of red current, roasted red capsicum, blood plum and a touch of licorice with a soft textural mid palate and long lingering cigar box tannin finish.
10 + years.