Lovely youthful vibrant raspberry and spicy notes lead on to a bright crunchy medium bodied structure with lovely silky tannins and length.
20% Whole bunches are included with the balance de-stemmed for fermentation over the bunches. The alcoholic fermentation was carried in open fermenters. Following fermentation the fruit is lightly pressed directly to old french puncheons. The wine was matured for 7 months in French oak, racked form barrel and gently filtered to bottle.
The fruit for this wine is sourced from a single vineyard in Gundagai, on the banks of the famous Murrimbidgee River. It is a unique, hungry site with rich quartz speckled through alluvial soil, and a strong continental climate. Considered one of the best vintages ever. Perfect ripening conditions, often...
Deep red with red hues. Spicy black pepper, blackberry aromas with floral notes. Sweet attack then concentrated dark berries flavours. Medium bodied Syrah with chewy tannins and a persistent acidity. The finish is long and savoury.