Region: McLaren vale
Bottle size: 750 ml
Blackbilly wine is produced using the famous vineyards of McLaren Vale known for wines of richness and diversity. Using modern and traditional winemaking techniques we craft wines of exceptional value and flavour for drinking and enjoyment.
Eyes: Deep red magenta with a brick red, purple hue.
Nose: Cedar, nutty oak note with vanilla and black fruits that is reminiscent of mulberry and blackberry. A touch of liquorice, cedar y oak and crisp acidity and alcohol lift adds complexity.
Mouth: Ripe and fleshy up front black fruits combine well with a solid mid palate highlighting oak tannin and flavour. Crisp acidity keeps the freshness and appeal of this full bodied style.
Recommended food pairings: Steak, lamb roasts and hearty stews.
Winemaker: Nick Haselgrove
Growing conditions: 2013 was another benchmark vintage for McLaren Vale with ripe, rich plush wines being made still with good natural acidity.
Winemaking notes: 2017 was a cool, long ripening season for McLaren Vale with ripe, bright and elegant wines being made still with good acidity.
Drinking window: 2018 – 2022
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