2016 Carrodus Shiraz

$275.00

Pretty violet perfume, ripe plum fruit and pepper spice. The palate has amazing density of fruit and weight with pepper spices. A framework of chary oak tannins in balance with the fruit surround the intense plum fruit and liquorice spiced flavour and layered texture. 98 Points, James Halliday Wine Companion.

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Aroma: Pretty violet perfume, ripe plum fruit and pepper spice.

Palate: The palate has amazing density of fruit and weight with pepper spices. A framework of chary oak tannins in balance with the fruit surround the intense plum fruit and liquorice spiced flavour and layered texture.

Hand harvested small section of the Shiraz vineyard for this wine, destemmed gently to retain whole berries into a 600kg fermenter for fermentation, hand plunging twice daily. Pressed gently and gravity filled to two French oak barriques, 50% new.

Varietals: 100% Shiraz

Region: Yarra Valley (Gruyere)

Vines: Fruit sourced exclusively from a small block of 1969 planted Shiraz

Cellaring: Drinking beautifully at present and will evolve for a further 20 years under suitable cellaring conditions.

Analysis: 14.5% ALC

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