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2016 Swings & Roundabouts Shiraz

2016 Swings & Roundabouts Shiraz

Swings & Roundabouts - Auto

+ $24.00

TASTING NOTES

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

TECHNICAL NOTES

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

pH: 3.53

ACIDITY: 6.10 g/l

RESIDUAL SUGAR: Dry

CLOSURE: Screw cap