First Ridge 2015 “Enzo” Blend


First Ridge 2015 “Enzo” Blend

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First Ridge Estate is passionate and dedicated to growing and producing the finest Italian varietals in the region. Wines to excite the senses, evoke conversation and rouse passion. Wines to be shared and enjoyed around a table of abundant food, friends and discussion, not unlike a vibrant Italian table. 

Made by experienced winemaker James Manners, who is passionate about the region, the unique soils and showcasing how Italian varietals can flourish.

Our Strength is in the suitability of these varietals to the unique aspect and ancient soils of the vineyard. Producing lively, yet elegant food friendly wines. The North to North/West aspect, well ventilated slope. Careful management of vine canopy and fruit thinning all culminate to ensure even ripening and fruit intensity.

Enzo is a blend of a thrid Sangiovese, a third Shiraz and and a third Merlot. Each parcel of fruit contributes its varietal signature to this wine. Adding spice, aromatic lift, primary fruit, tannin and length.  

Dark chocolate, cherries and plum, fresh spice with a subtle background of vanilla. Delightful finish with bright acidity and soft tannins that give this wine great length and ageing ability. The perfect blend to accompany food without fear of being lost. 

Alc/vol 14.2 %   
pH 3.36
TA 5.80g/L