2017 SINGLE BLOCK E SHIRAZ

$75.00 inc GST

Bright dark purple colour, intensely aromatic fresh roasted coffee beans, liquorice all sorts and blackberry compote. Palate shows spiced oak, black pepper and inky ripe red fruit. delicately structural with equal parts texture and integrated primary red fruit this cool climate Shiraz can be enjoyed immediately or will pay dividends with careful cellaring.

Block E is situated on the North Facing Slope of the Clyde Park Vineyard – hand pruned, trained and harvested. Planted in 1996, this unique parcel was fermented separately with indigenous yeasts, 40% whole bunches included in the ferment and 9 months maturation in 30% new French puncheons. The wine is intensely aromatic, purple fruits and chinese five spice. The palate is structural, fresh and has a core of purple fruits which hold the whole bunch in check. This is best left in the cellar for a few years to unwind and come into its own.
Region: Moorabool Valley, Geelong
Vineyard: Clyde Park Vineyard – Block E
Varieties: 100% Shiraz
Clone: PT23
Harvest: 20th March 2018
Oak: 30% new oak
Whole Bunch: 40%
Alcohol: 14.0%
Closure: Screw cap
Cellaring: Now until 2038+
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