2016 Barking Mad Grenache Shiraz
VINEYARD - Estate grown at Reillys St Clare vineyard, Watervale. Rich red loam over deep limestone.
WINEMAKING - 70% Grenache, 30% Shiraz. Cold soaked with prolonged skin contact.
MATURATION - 100% French oak hogsheads, 15 months.
BOUQUET - Dark cherry and plum with a touch of spice.
PALATE - Rich dark fruits with finely integrated French oak. Sweet ripe fruit on the finish with peppery spice. Velvety tannins with great persistence.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
4.5 STARS & BEST VALUE BUY, Winestate Magazine, May/June 2018
"A nose of ripe fruit and chocolate, with tobacco-like notes. The palate is soft and 'giving' and full of sweet plum fruit flavours laced with tannin and strong oak"..