COLOUR: Very deep crimson purple - red with a dark core and edge.
AROMA: Rich lifted aromas of spice and dark fruits with some fine American oak. Some earthiness and complexity, this is a fine, fleshy expression of Shiraz.
PALATE: Rich and layered fruit, fine tannins across the palate are backed up by concentrated dark and juicy fruit flavours.
FOOD MATCH: Wagyu Beef or Game Meats.
CELLARING: Five years with ease
REGION: Margaret River
VINTAGE NOTES: A top red year in Margaret River, producing red wines that are soft fleshy and expressive. A warm start was followed by a fine weather all the way through to see reds with rich soft tannins and bright varietal flavours.
COMPOSITION: 100% Shiraz
WINEMAKING: Picked early morning, grapes were crushed directly to open fermenters with about 20% going to new American Oak after pressing. At the conclusion of 12 months maturation, the wine was racked, clarified and bottled.
ALCOHOL: 14.3% vol. STANDARD DRINKS: approx. 8.5
ACIDITY: 6.10 g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: Dry
CLOSURE: Screw cap