Deep crimson with magenta hues. Fragrant aromas of red currant, raspberry, blueberry and plum with spicy lifts of bay leaf, sage, black pepper and nutmeg. The juicy supple palate is rich and textured with spicy berry fruits, and well-balanced by fresh acidity and fine-grained tannins for a long, elegant finish.
Maturation: Viognier co-fermented with shiraz; grenache and mataro fermented separately. Matured in 5% new and 95% seasoned French hogsheads for 10 months prior to blending and bottling.
Serving temperature: 15°C
Cellaring potential: 15+ years (from vintage)
Recommended food pairing: sirloin, Jerusalem artichoke– puree, roasted, chips
Variety: Shiraz is the predominant, Grenache, Mataro and small portion of Viognier (Eden Valley and Barossa Valley).