Varietals: 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 13% Malbec & 4% Petit Verdot
Region: Yarra Valley (Gruyere)
Season: Vines: Fruit was sourced from the original 1969 plantings of Cabernet, the first block planted (block No1) and hence where the naming of the wine No1. Some supplementary Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot was also planted between 1990 and 1995.
Cellaring: A great old wine had to be a great young wine. While this wine is great now, it is very compressed, this vineyard has a proven pedigree & track record thus it will continue to evolve for a further 25+ years under suitable cellaring conditions.
Analysis: 14.0 % ALC