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  • One of Australia's great winemakers and vineyards
  • Complex, rich in character and bursting with concentrated flavour
  • The last 6 vintages have received 94-96 point scores from James Halliday

Tasting Notes

Colour Ruby-Red
Nose Intense elderberry, blackberry aromas with praline, espresso notes and hints of roasted chestnuts.
Palate exhibits the characteristic flavours of dark berries, ripe red fruits and complex exotic spices that lead into a supple tannic palate beautifully balanced with abundant natural acid
Food Pairing Roast lamb.
Cellaring 10-15 Years
Notes A fabulous, typical example from this single vineyard that from it’s pristine crimson colour - drink any time from now over the next twenty years.
Variety Shiraz
Body Medium - Full Bodied
Oak Type French Oak
Vintage 2017
Region Heathcote
Country Australia
Sustainability Biodynamic
Alcohol 15.0%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Cork
Located to the north of the Great Dividing Range in Central Victoria, approximately an hour and a half’s drive from Melbourne, Heathcote is well known for their award winning Shiraz wines, which is characterized in this region by a deep dark ruby colour with a rich silky tannins. The wine region is situated between Bendigo and Goulburn Valley and borders New South Wales to the north. The grapevines of Heathcote are planted along the sides of the hills of Mount Camel. Due to the elevation of the terrain, the cool winds keep the grapes cool and the temperature regulated which aids in a slow and steady process of producing only the finest wines. Another important factor that aids in growing the grapes is the calcium rich Cambrian soil that has good water retention capabilities. Because of this, the wineries of Heathcote rarely need to irrigate their vineyards. Due to these favourable conditions, the wines from Heathcote tend to be extremely rich and flavourful.
Andrew Caillard MW
(2016 vintage) Medium deep crimson. Intense elderberry, blackberry aromas with praline, espresso notes and hints of roasted chestnuts. Well concentrated blackberry pastille, praline flavours, fine chocolaty tannins and underlying roasted chestnut, savoury oak complexity. Finishes chocolatey with attractive bitter mineral length. Elemental with some liquorice notes. 15.5% Alc



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