2020 14.5% alc vol. Black Moriah draws its name from the intensely rich and dark fruit that was hand harvested in the first half of March 2020. Post fermentation and right through maturation in French oak, structure developed in parallel with the evocative flavour and aroma.
As with the Frères de Sang Cabernet & Shiraz blend, our desire to celebrate the quality behind the Black Moriah, has instigated the publishing of a new label. And like the original Black Moriah that carried many passengers in Deadwood, South Dakota during the 1870's and 1880's, our label pools deep black gloss panels with sterling silver and gold leaf trim.
The nose interlaces blackberry and raspberry aroma amongst a brambly fruit compote. Similarly the palate is structured on a backbone of black forest fruits. Hints of cassis and restrained vanillin oak are enveloped by subtle spice nuances.