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Library Vintages Ceresia

$80.00

PAST VINTAGES – CERESIA Merlot/ Cabernet Franc
Recommended Cellaring, drink on release or be rewarded with further cellaring 8-10+ years from date of vintage.

2014 CERESIA Merlot/ Cabernet Franc

Vintage
2014 was a very warm growing season from budburst through to ripening. The wines show beautiful approachability, depth and richness.

Winemaking
Hand picked in individual batches per variety and destemmed with 100% whole berries Cold soaked for 4-5 days and fermented in small open top fermenters 24 months in new (30%) and old French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered.

Vineyards
80% Merlot/ Gimblett Road Vineyard & 20% Cabernet Franc Black Barn Vineyard, Havelock North

pH 3.6 TA 6.5 g/l Alc 13.5%v/v

Reviews
4.5 STARS – Buyers Guide to New Zealand Wines –– Michael Cooper – Wine Writer
95/100 Supremely Elegant Reds – The Real Review – Bob Campbell Master of Wine
2013 CERESIA Merlot/ Cabernet Franc

Vintage
A stunning growing season in Hawkes Bay. A long dry summer with optimal ripening conditions producing a wine with richness and density.

Vineyards
Havelock North and Gimblett Road Hawkes Bay

pH 3.54 TA 6.5g/l Alc 13.5%v/v

Reviews
5 STARS – Buyers Guide to New Zealand Wines - Michael Cooper - Wine Writer