Attractive aromas of dark fruits, spice flecks of graphite and just a swirl of charry oak carry through to a rich a lush palate. The tannins are very fine, reflecting the whole berry vinification of the fruit while the oak remains very much in the background.
Coming from a single block, we hand-picked just under a tonne of exceptional fruit for the 2018 vintage, which was destemmed, whole berry fermented, hand plunged and basket pressed. Named ‘L’Optimiste’ for the optimistic outlook for this variety on our Lenswood estate.
Our small batch wines are available exclusively from our Cellar Door.