Estate 2021 Old Vine Shiraz
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Dark intense plum red with moderate cling and dark purple hue on the swirl.
Clean pronounced aromas of blueberry, spicy plum and an emerging sweet cinnamon toast complexity.
Clean full bodied flavours of cocoa covered cherry, fresh blackberry, subtle vanilla kirsch cradled within a brittle yet soft tannin framework. A satisfyingly long finish of summer berries and toasted pistachio with hints of native pepper berry.
The fruit was harvested from mature vines in selected sections of A & B on the estate vineyard. Open vat vinification techniques applied with minimal intervention preserve regional identity.
This is an ideal match with refined meat dishes such as roast lamb, Wagyu, terrines and stews.
Frosts in November '19 and a heatwave mid-flowering reduced crop by 50%. Season thereafter was kind with a cool period enhancing flavour development. A difficult vintage in many regions, our vineyard maintained quality although yield was low.