The total crop was fermented half and half, naturally and inoculated. Fermentation was initiated in open top 4 ton tanks. Pump overs and punch downs were undertaken regularly to maximise extraction. The wine was left on skins for 20 days after fermentation was completed. French oak, and a small portion of American oak, was used to barrel age for 16 months?split between 30% new, 40% 2nd and 30% 3rd fill in 225l barriques.
Glen Carlou Syrah
The Glass Collection Syrah has alluring aromas of floral notes, plum with hints of spicy fruit. The palate expresses white pepper spice, spicy plum and dark berry. This is all wrapped in a soft comforting texture with a long fresh finish.