Region Ausatralia, Hunter Valley
Grape Shiraz (Syrah)
Style Black cherry, Spiced Plum, Dark chocolate
Bottle Size 75cl
Single vineyard hand picked fruit (can be rare in Oz!) with optimal ripeness, whole-bunches added to the vats lead to a velvety texture and an intense nose. The juice is then matured for 12 months in French oak, adding spicy elements and a rounded texture.
This is pretty classic Hunter Valley Shiraz - brooding and laden with black fruit richness, with restrained but decadent creaminess and spicing from the lick of oak. Big black cherry and cocoa vibes but with a fresh lift and balance. This is going to be able to age nicely too, if you've the patience.