Variety: 98% Shiraz, 2% Barbera
Colour: Deep purple with bright red hues
Aromatics: Perfumed nose of dark berry fruits, floral notes, with a hint of roasted nuts and spice.
Palate: A textured wine with good balance, it shows flavours of dark berry fruit, with dark chocolate notes. A long lingering finish.
Food Match: Lamb Cutlets with Shiraz jus.
Vineyard Notes: 2017 was a warm vintage producing concentrated Shiraz fruit. Selected from three of our premium vineyards aged between 10-20 years.
Wine Maker Notes: The Shiraz grapes were harvested at flavour and tannin ripeness, then destemmed to fermenters to keep many whole berries in the ferment for fresh fruit flavours and to maintain soft tannins.
The Barbera component was treated similarly to the Shiraz, although it had 10 days on skins and was matured in older barrels.
Cellaring: Will reward cellaring for 5 years or more.