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Chalk Hill

2015 Chalk Hill Shiraz

$25.00

Description

Vintage :  2015

Varietal Information :  100% Shiraz

Colour :  Dark purple with red hues

Aromatics :  Lifted nose of fresh Satsuma plums, spice notes and hints of liquorice and earth characters.

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

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

Vineyard Notes :  2015 was an outstanding vintage, the exceptionally low yields produced fruit with rich textures and flavours.

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 20% were new.

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

Alcohol : 14.5%

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