Quarry Collection 2018 Shiraz
"A terrific shiraz; it's wonderfully fruited and inviting on the nose showing blackberry, Black Doris plum, olive, violet and spicy oak characters, followed by a concentrated palate that's richly flavoured and splendidly textured. It's upfront and delicious with a lengthy velvety finish. At its best: now to 2030." *94 points* - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
2018 vintage was labelled an amazing vintage, with superb conditions and fruit of outstanding quality was harvested. A cold winter delivered a good dormancy. The yields were moderate, and the slow cool ripening was very even, delivering fruit with fine tannins and strong varietal flavours. Grapes produced were of outstanding quality with good colour, balanced tannins and good fruit weight.
The Quarry Collection Shiraz is sourced from Shiraz blocks in Coonawarra surrounding the winery where our ripe grapes slowly ripen each season.
Fermented & macerated on skins for up to 10 days, with some partial barrel fermentation. Following pressing, clarification and blending, the wine was matured on American oak for 12 months prior to bottling.
Perfect with roast beef, grilled steak and hearty casseroles.
This rich and powerful Coonawarra Shiraz displays vibrant ripe red fruit flavours with cool climate Shiraz spice. The round and soh palate with lingering ripe tannins and subtle American oak flavours will reward immediate enjoyment.
- Ben Wurst, Winemaker