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Chalk Hill

2017 Chalk Hill Shiraz

$25.00

Description

Vintage :  2017

Varietal Information :  100% Shiraz

Colour :  Deep purple red hues.

Aromatics :  Lifted nose of fresh red and dark fruits, floral and spice notes and a hint of dark chocolate.

Palate :  A medium to full bodied wine with excellent structure. Vibrant flavours of plum and red berry fruit, with a hint of bitter dark chocolate. A long lingering finish.

Cellaring :  Will reward careful cellaring for 5-7 years or more.

Vineyard Notes:  2017 was a good vintage for Shiraz in McLaren Vale. The fruit was harvested at optimum ripeness and flavour.

Winemakers Notes:  Six parcels of fruit were sourced from 3 estate vineyards. All parcels were fermented and aged separately prior to blending. Aged for 15 months in a combination of new, 2nd and 3rd use French oak barrels of which 15% were new.

Food Pairing:  Dry-aged rib roast with red wine jus and crispy garlic potatoes

Alcohol: 14.5%

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