Wine Front 94+ points!
Wine Front 94+ Points!
A blend of Shiraz (65%) and Mataro (35%) from 1893 Central vineyard plantings and 1920 Eastern vineyard bush vines.
Mint and aniseed, though perhaps more to menthol, cherry/berry fruit, plenty of spice, Underberg bitters, new leather theres no lack of flavour complexity and interest. Its smooth and ripe with blood plum, nutty oak and coffee flavours, with a fatness to the tannin that makes it more appealing that than the straight shiraz melting tannins rather than heart stopping ones. More generous and more interesting. The flavour and texture of it put me in mind of old vine Carignan or something grown around the Mediterranean has integrity and an individual rustic appeal.'Gary Walsh, Wine Front, 2011
SA- Clare Valley
Wine Red - Shiraz blend