Hand picked from 25-year-old dryland bush vines on Malmesbury shale, heavy clay content, decomposed shale and decomposed granite soils. Harvesting took place from the middle of February to the end of February. 70% destemmed, 30% whole bunch and naturally fermented in open top fermenters. Malolactic fermentation took place after primary fermentation. The wine was matured in a combination of Stainless steel and 5000L French oak for approximately 10 months. No fining of the wine.