This wine was produced from fruit sourced solely from our ‘97 Block’ and comprising Cabernet Sauvignon (62%), Cabernet Franc (16%), Malbec (9%), Petit Verdot (7%) and Merlot (6%). It was fermented in small batches (the Merlot and Malbec were co-fermented, as were the Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot) before all batches were combined for further skin contact and then pressed off and matured in both new and old French oak for 20 months, during which time it underwent a malolactic fermentation.
This delicious blend is velvety and lush, with smooth vanilla overtones together with aniseed, red currants, sarsaparilla, boysenberry and caramel malt on the nose. On the palate there are cedar, nutmeg, cinnamon, chocolate, plums and olive tapenade. It has soft edged proud tannins, demonstrating length and an earthy finish. Unique to the Yarra Valley, unique to Maddens Rise.
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