Ridgeback Wines March 2013 Newsletter

Friday, 1 March, 2013
As the last wines near the completion of their ferments it is a great time to catch our breath and reflect on the harvest still fresh in everyone's mind.
As hoped the 2013 vintage has definitely lived up to the early season potential shown in all the vineyards. The fairly mild conditions allowed for slow, optimum ripening of the grapes and the resultant wines are showing intense colour, great elegance and ripe tannins throughout the range. The vintage also showed the very rarely seen combination of good quality and good yields with a record crop of well balanced and healthy grapes exceeding any previous years by 30%.

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