Dark fruited, white pepper, silky mouth feel and moderate tannins. This is a the complete package from drinking now and a classic cool climate Shiraz. Drink now until 2024 and beyond. I’d reach for a steak in pepper sauce.
Two ex music industry types started making small batch wines from some of the most distinguished sites in Victoria. The quality of the wines proves their calling was definitely in the vineyard and winery. Their range is ever expanding and lots of experimentation makes for some seriously fun drinking.
Yarra Valley – A region that is just too big to generalise about. The difference between Upper and Lower Yarra can be the ability to ripen some grapes or not. Great wines are made in the Yarra but it is best to know the producers.
Shiraz/Syrah – A bit of a chameleon, Shiraz can change how it looks depending on terroir and/or wine maker influence. The Syrah based wines of Northern Rhone are dry and austere while the Shiraz of Barossa is rich and fleshy. A variety that lends itself to long aging but can be drunk at any time of its evolution.