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2017 Syrah Dozen – Warramate

$300.00

Perfume and red berry notes entwine with a licorice spice element. An elegant style reflecting its’ cool climate origins, it features a succulent, lightly footed fruit layered palate replete with fine, gentle tannins.

Normally $360.00

The fruit was destemmed gently to retain whole berries to a series of 0.5 to 2.0-tonne capacity open-fermenters. The vats were fermented on skins and hand plunged to aid in the gentle extraction of colour, flavour and tactile palate components. Maturation time in barrel was 15 months prior to bottling. All 228L oak barriques, 100% French with 15% new barrels.

Perfume and red berry notes entwine with a licorice spice element. An elegant style reflecting its’ cool climate origins, it features a succulent, lightly footed fruit layered palate replete with fine, gentle tannins.

Varietals: 100% Shiraz

Region: Yarra Valley (Gruyere)

Vines: The grapes that make up this wine are a blend of the 1970 “old vine” plantings and the 2000 “young vine” plantings. The young vines are four distinct Shiraz clones (BVRC12, SA1127, 1654, ESA3021). The balance being the old vine and is an unknown clone.

Cellaring: Given the freshness and immediacy of expression it currently displays, it is ready for enjoyment right now. Expect a graceful and satisfying evolution for many years under suitable cellaring conditions.

Analysis: 13.0% Alc.

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