2017 Back Block Shiraz



Vintage= 2017

Tasting Notes= 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 finish

Cellaring= 10-12 Years

Food Pairing= Lamb chops, Bacon, Sheppard Pie

Vineyard Information= Lighter style sandy Loam

SKU: 2017-BBS Categories: , Tag: