Region Ausatralia, Hunter Valley

Colour Red
Grape Shiraz (Syrah)
Vintage 2017
Alcohol 14.5% 
Style Black cherry, Spiced Plum, Dark chocolate
Approach Sustainable

Vegan? Vegetarian

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. 

Keith Tulloch, McKelvey Vineyard Shiraz, 2017



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