This dark, inky, vibrant wine entices with an explosive mix of liquorice, lavender, violets and cloves. The entry is silky and soft followed by a glossy texture on the palate that combines flavours of cinnamon, white pepper and spice to offer an attractive density and mouthfeel. Rich, lingering fruit and a long, pleasant finish.
The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were picked together in the first week of March.
In the Cellar
The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were crushed and co-fermented. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. The wine was matured for 20 months in 50% new 225L barrels (92% French, 8% American oak)
94% Shiraz, 6% Viognier
Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower – the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.
Our Syrah has powerful perfumed aromas of fennel, thyme, rosemary, violet and oregano, much like one would experience whilst strolling through a herb garden.
91 Points – Wine Advocate
Shiraz SA Wine Challenge 2013 -Top 12
Michelangelo International Awards 2013 - Silver
Veritas 2012 – Silver
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