2018 Orphan Bank Imperial
Colour: Medium to deep crimson with purple hues.
Aroma: A rich bouquet of red and blue fruits, herbs and cedar, entwine with hints of sage, roasty and savoury notes.
Palate: Rich and juicy raspberry and Satsuma plum fill the mouth, with allspice sweetness adding to the mouthfeel. The fruit is well balanced with hints of briary spice and textural, fine-grained tannins on the lengthy finish.
Cellaring: 2019 – 2034
Food Match: Rabbit stifado; pork or duck roast; mushroom risotto; roasted vegetable tartlet; matured cheese platter.