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An estate grown blend of Merlot (57%), Cabernet Sauvignon (24%), and Cabernet Franc (19%) from Arise Bench
Matured for 16 months in a combination of new (70%) and 1-year old (30%) French oak barrels.
A rich, bold, terroir-driven blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc from select micro-blocks displaying abundant spice, floral, and dark red fruit aromas, enveloping the palate with dense structure, toasted oak, fine tannins, red plum flavours, and a long, persistent finish.
Braised Angus beef short ribs with a red wine reduction; seared duck breast with a herbed brown butter sauce.