Fire Gully Cabernet Merlot 12pk 2017
A project led by the brain of Pierro Wines, Dr Mike Peterkin, with wines that express the very essence of Margaret River regionality and quality. Fire Gully wines are recognised for consistent excellence with each passing vintage. The vineyard these grapes are sourced from offers a distinctively different style to the famous Pierro wines, nonetheless they are at least as appealing in quality and style in well-known Peterkin manner.
Fire Gully Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017
75% cabernet sauvignon, 14% merlot, 8% cabernet franc and 3% malbec. Hand-picked, chilled to 5 degrees C, bunch-sorted followed by individual berry sorting, 50% in a closed fermenter, 14 days skin contact, 35% 32 days skin contact and 15% open-fermented, matured in used French oak. Light colour; place imposes its will, variety less so.
Rating: 90 Points
Source: James Halliday Wine Companion 2021