Lifted spice and ripe mulberry/blackberry aromas are complimented with chocolate, cedar and cinnamon on the nose. Well-integrated oak tannin provides flavours of clove and supple texture, which supports the rich plum, blackberry and mocha. The overall structure is supple and generous with fine-grained tannin and a lingering finish. Production Statistics Bottling Date: 16.03.2022 Sizes: 750 ml Region (GI): Padthaway Varietal composition: Shiraz Alcohol: 14.5% alc/Vol ALLERGENS: Minimal Sulphur Dioxide added.
Fermentation took place over 10 - 12 days in a combination of open and static fermenters. The temperature was closely monitored to ensure the wine retains its natural fruit expression. New and older French and American oak was used for the maturation of selected wine parcels over a period of 13 months. These parcels were put together from our family estate to best demonstrate the depth and character of our fruit, balanced by integrated oak.
2021 was a very good season with predominantely mild, dry days. Yields were generally low and this did result in some excellent parcels of fruit being harvested. Vine-balance was carefully monitired, resulting in fruit that demonstrates the vibrancy and fruit derived characters that we strive for in our wines.