2016 Shiraz (Sold Out)

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Dry season with zero growing pressures, perfect for ripeness grown at 860m alt.  Open vat ferment with 10% whole bunch, plunged for 14days and extended skin contact for a further 7 days. Wild secondary ferment in barrel then aged for 24 months in French oak with 25% new oak. Dark fruits, mocha and spice on the nose. The palate shows layers of structure with blackberry/cherry tones woven into a lively lingering finish. Cellar >2036

James Halliday 95pts

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Dry season with zero growing pressures, perfect for ripeness grown at 860m alt.  Open vat ferment with 10% whole bunch, plunged for 14 days and extended skin contact for a further 7 days. Wild secondary ferment in barrel then aged for 24 months in French oak with 25% new oak. Dark fruits, mocha and spice on the nose. The palate shows layers of structure with blackberry/cherry tones woven into a lively lingering finish. Cellar >2036

James Halliday 95pts

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