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Already very approachable, this seductive red was grown at three sites in Bannockburn, matured in French oak barriques (22% new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Bright ruby, with a very fragrant, savoury bouquet, it is mouthfilling and supple, with very impressive delicacy, complexity, harmony and length.