Quality without compromise is central to the Two Hands philosophy, driving all the decisions from fruit and oak selection to packaging and promotion. "We strive to differentiate ourselves; to be unique, fun and innovative in our business approach while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and integrity."
The grapes were de-stemmed (but not crushed) and fermented in three to ten tonne open top fermenters, with regular pump overs (2-3 times daily over peak fermentation) to extract colour, flavour and tannins. Some parcels had 20% whole bunch ferment and punchdowns.
The wine was then aged for approximately 17 months in French oak hogsheads and puncheons, with a small number of new oak casks and the remainder in older oak.
Black to the core, Very perfumed with lovely red fruits including subtle raspberries, five spice, cedar and sandalwood, Juicy red fruits burst onto the palate and roll on and on, balanced with fine tannins and subtle oak. This wine has great length and an elegant framework.