Varieties: 65% Shiraz, 20% Grenache, 15% Mataro.
Foods: Taro gnocchi with braised hare, roast peppers and saba.
Oak: Matured for 12 months in older American oak hogsheads.
Colour: Bright garnet red
Nose: Aromatic and fruit-driven lifted rhubarb and red berried fruits pomegranate and wild raspberry. Underlying Asian spices, nutmeg with hints of white pepper and licorice. Only three varieties? Theres much more aromatic traffic evident!
Palate: Medium-bodied. Sweet and generous flavours of raspberrycranberry, complexed with elements of cold meats,white chocolate and vanilla.Excellent overall balance, finishing with ripe integrated juicy tannins.Very much fruit-driven with no obvious oak overtones.
No varietal flavour chromatogram revealed an effortless amalgam on offer.