The aromatics show off its Eden Valley heritage, with fresh floral berry fruits and sweet dark cherries. The palate depth showcases the Barossa Valley, with dark, brooding chocolate, dark plum roundness and great concentration. The cool freshness of Eden Valley develops with the supporting acid and grainy tannin giving the wine structure for long term cellaring.
Matured for 22 months in 28% new French oak barriques and hogsheads, balance in 1 year and older American octaves, French barriques and hogsheads.
Best to keep it locked away for at least 5 years, but if you do open, double decant and enjoy alongside a slow roasted lamb shank, or chargrilled cauliflower with fried butterbeans and pumpkin hummus.
Will continue to improve in the cellar for 15+ years.
Total Acid: 6.3 g/l