Deep crimson colour with brick red mousse and a fine bead. The aroma displays ripe plums, earthy notes and spice. Mouthfilling flavours of plums and prunes with hints of liquorice. Soft, creamy with a persistent cherry, chocolate and spice finish. Production Statistics: Sizes: 750ml Region (GI): South Australia Varietal composition: Shiraz Alcohol: 13.0% alc/Vol Total Acidity: 5.76 g/L pH: 3.37 ALLERGENS: Minimal Sulphur Dioxide added. Naturally clarified with egg white & milk, traces may remain.
This non vintage wine sparkles to the tune of a well balanced blend; predominantly 3 year old Shiraz aged in old French oak barrels allowing wonderful smooth integration of fruit and a rich weighty texture across the palate. This is blended with a touch of younger vintage Shiraz to bring ripe juicy varietal fruit characters to the finished wine.
Our sole objective is to produce the best wines possible from our unique vineyard site. Located in the Padthaway valley which is comprised of rich Terra Rosa soils our estate vineyard benefits from excellent sun exposure producing grapes of optimum flavour, colour and tannin development. The warm summer days are moderated each evening by coastal winds that cool the vines and result in a longer ripening period. This extended period allows for the grape tannins and seed to fully ripen prior to being harvested, thus creating wines that are rich and supple on the palate. Our pursuit of great wine can also be seen in the meticulous management of our vineyard. We strive for low crop yields and small grape bunches of intense flavour, and whilst we employ the latest technology in the vineyard to help us achieve vine balance and reduced vigour, we harvest when the fruit reaches full flavour development.