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