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River Retreat

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Trentham Estate’s River Retreat range of wines is based on an initiative dedicated to raising awareness of the wetlands of the Murray Darling Region.

89% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Merlot: deep red, purple in colour with aromas of dark berries and a hint of chocolate; full of flavour with great fruit sweetness balanced by ripe tannins and a little oak. A seamless blend, finishing soft and long.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.0 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

8.0 g/L

pH

3.58

ACIDITY

5.8 g/L

ORIGIN

Australia

WINEMAKER

Anthony Murphy

VARIETY

Red Blend

HARVEST DATE

February 2012

SULPHUR

Total: 119 Free: 35

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Murray Darling

Vintage conditions

2012 was a great vintage for Murray Darling, with mild and dry conditions throughout the growing season.

Vinification details

Harvested at ideal ripeness the grapes were crushed and fermented on skins for 7 days with regular pump-overs to extract colour and flavour. After pressing the wine was aged with select French oak before blending and bottling.

Green credentials

Every purchase of the River Retreat label results in a donation to the Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group Ltd.

 

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