2012 Vintage: 94 Points - James Halliday: "From the winery vineyard at Werribee and from Heathcote, matured in new and used French barriques. A super-elegant, light to medium-bodied wine, tripping lightly along the palate with its profusion of spices, red fruits and plums; the tannins are a silken gauze, the oak surprisingly well integrated. Ready now or soonish."
From the Winery
A wonderful growing season across southern Victoria. Good rainfall in the spring ensured even budburst, and a settled summer allowed fruit to ripen to perfect maturity. Some midseason shoot thinning was necessary to avoid over cropping.
Vineyards Shadowfax, Werribee, Greenstone, Heathcote. Winemaking Fruit was hand picked over three weeks to capture a full spectrum of flavours. Bunches and whole berries fermented in open and static fermenters. Following pressing, the wines were matured in a mix of new (16%) and used French oak barriques and hogsheads, and were racked, blended and then lightly filtered before bottling on 27th June 2013.
Don't Pay: $27.00
WBW Rating: 92/100
Region: Port Phillip/ Heathcote
Winemaker: Alastair Timms
Drink now until: 2024
Alc/Vol: 14 %
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