A blend of our finest Shiraz barrels from across the Barossa Valley region. This is a sumptuous wine, defined by its aromatic complexity
Deep, dark red with a black core and purple hue.
Deep set aromas of blackberry, bramble, black pepper, dried flower, Indian ink, and baking spices.
Two words… Intense & vibrant! Straight away this wine hits you with a wall of flavour. Crashing and caressing the breadth of the palate, it ratchets up a gear as it runs the length of the palate. Just as the wine seems to start losing control, a beautiful line of acidity harnesses the power, tightens up and commands authority. A veil of sheer elegance creeps though the palate. The tannins start early and build momentum drawing the wine through to an extremely long and detailed finish. Notes of b
De-stemmed (but not crushed) and fermented in three to ten tonne open top fermenters, with regular pump overs (2-3 times daily over peak fermentation) to extract colour, flavour and tannins. Some parcels had 20% whole bunch ferment and punchdowns.
Aged for 17 months in French oak hogsheads and puncheons, with 14% new and the remainder in older oak.
Up to 15 years
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