100% Shiraz from three vineyards in the Hilltops district around Young in New South Wales, the Canberra District's closest neighbouring wine region.
Fruit was destemmed and fermented warm together with no bunches. Matured for 11 months in French oak, 15% of which was new. The wine was racked once during its maturation in oak before bottling.
Plenty of signature Hilltops dark fruit flavours to enjoy here, including cherries and blackberries. The wine has fine grained tannins and a racy acidity. A delight to drink now, but will continue to develop further upon a few years of lying down.
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