2017 Back Block Shiraz



This single vineyard Shiraz was selected from some of
the best barrels of the vintage to show the nuances of
this unique sight on the eastern edge of McLaren Vale.
Located halfway between McLaren Vale and Willunga,
it is influenced heavily by its bush land surroundings. A
complex vineyard it has various geologies of ancient
sandstone and deep alluvial clays mixed with aggregate.
An expressive wine showing lifted aromas,
concentrated flavours unique to the site with fine tannin
structure built to age with elegance and softness to
approach now.
A dark ruby red coloured wine. An expressive wine
showing lifted aromas of chocolate mint, baked
raspberries, redcurrants, dark plums, blueberry and
blackberry with cinnamon spice and a hint of smoke.
A wine with fruit dominant flavours, medium body and
a soft mid palate. The palate has fresh flavours of
raspberries, redcurrants and strawberries. Hints of
chocolate and mint mingle in the mid palate with the
cinnamon spice and smokiness from oak. The wine is
focused and long with fresh acid and a tight fine grained