COLOUR: Deep crimson with purple hues.
NOSE: Aromatic red and blue fruits with
subtle notes of cedar spice.
PALATE: Medium bodied, with generous
berry fruits and subtle creamy oak
to support, finishing with fine,
Silver Medal: 2016 Royal Queensland Wine Show (Class 38)
A warm, dry start to the season brought on rapid,
early flowering. After a much-needed rain in January,
summer progressed with warm days and relatively
cool nights, perfect for ripening. A burst of heat in late
January brought on an early, condensed harvest with
wines full of flavour and with good natural balance.
21% was matured with French and American oak,
adding texture and complexity to produce a balanced,
Yellow Label Shiraz is great with rare roast beef and horseradish sandwiches,
or grilled lamb cutlets with sweet potato chips.
Best enjoyed in its youth, or will gain further
complexity with careful short term cellaring.
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