It's always exciting getting new wines from James Erskine, the notes below are from the man himself..: Named after the Wood vineyard owners’ dog, Alfred who helped me for a couple of years with his proud prancing around the vineyard before passing away in 2012. This wine captures the mineral intensity of the Wood vineyard and is sourced from the slope of the east facing Wood vineyard. Here the soil is leaner and the vines have less access to water than at the top of the block which produces ‘Ralphs’ Vineyard’. Deep purple fruits, tightly wound into a core of sinewy spice. Amazing florals. Yes.