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,
91 points | James Suckling 2017
Gold Medal | 2017 National Wine Show of Australia (Class 16)
Gold Medal | 2017 Perth Royal Wine Show (Class 25)
Silver Medal | 2017 Royal Hobart Wine Show (Class 23)
Silver Medal | 2017 Royal Adelaide Wine Show (Class 31)
The 2016 growing season was very dry, with significantly lower than average rainfall. A warm October advanced the season, resulting in early flowering, veraison and ultimately harvest. Despite this, mild February and March temperatures ensured length of ripening was normal, with adequate time for fruit to develop.
15% 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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