Reserve Shiraz 2016

$40.00

Reserve Shiraz 2016 presents elegant and balanced spicy aromatics of nutmeg and cinnamon. On the front palate this full bodied wine shows firm, yet silky tannins, a lengthy middle palate made of a seamless succession of layers upon layers of rich dark fruit flavours and a clean finish.

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Description

CONTEMPLATION SHIRAZ RESERVE
Vintage 2016
Grape variety 100% Shiraz
GI – Altitude – Soils Pyrenees – 288m A.S.L. – Duplex Texture Soils
Location Lamplough – Avoca – VICTORIA
Harvested March 2016
Vinification 21 days @ 24⁰-27⁰C – Full malolactic
Aging 12 month in American & French oak barriques
TASTING NOTES
Colour Vibrant deep red
Nose Uplifting dark fruit aromatics reminiscence of Christmas pudding.
Palate Prolonged fruit ripening provided an elegant middle palate.  Full yet silky, firm tannins give this wine great structure and further potential for cellaring
TECHNICAL DETAILS
Alcohol 14.9 % Vol
Residual Sugar 0.7 g/L – Fermented to dryness
Total Acidity 7.0 g/L
pH 3.58
Bottled July 2017
RECOMMENDATIONS
Cellaring Great structure makes this wine a good keeper
Serving Temperature Room temperature 18⁰ to 20⁰C
Serving Suggestions Perfect partner for red meats, pasta and cheese platters
Bak Kut Teh (Chinese)
Mee Goreng (Indian)
Mutton Curry (Indian)
Nasi Goreng (Malay)
Roti John (Malay)
Satay (Malay)

 

Kg/btl/pckg & carton size 1-12 btls

Weight 1.327 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 33 cm