first 100% Shiraz.
vineyard has matured the quality of the fruit has improved,
2008 was the first opportunity to produce a single varietal
wine. Especially selected barrels of Shiraz were kept separate
for the strength of fruit expression.
70 doz. made.
vineyard is low cropping each year, but only the best fruit
is hand picked and selected for its flavour. This is the first
release of a Shiraz in the “house style”.
The aroma shows a five spice character behind a slightly peppery
fruit note. This carries through to the palate where it supports
an elegant well balanced structure. American oak was used
for the maturation of this wine and its contribution is a
soft vanilla flavour with silky tannin texture.
wine is so enjoyable.
not a quaffer because it has class, complexity and
flavours all sitting well together.
in-depth analyses required.