Region: McLaren Vale
Bottle size: 750 mL
This vintage has produced fruity wines that have long term cellaring potential. Sealed under DIAM cork. Ideally decant on opening and allow to breathe for a hour or two.
Colour: Dark cherry red with purple and
brick red hue.
Nose: Blueberry fruits with mocha, malt dark liquorice & black pepper. Spiciness and some new leather add interest along with cedar oak complexity.
Palate: Full bodied, firm tannin with dark plum and mulberry palate with a hint of plum, vanilla and cedar. Crisp acidity with a well-balanced palate with light cola like complexity.
Potential: This vintage has produced rich and savoury, textured wines that have long term cellaring potential. Sealed under DIAM5 cork. Ideally decant on opening and allow to breathe for a hour or two.
Foods: Steak, Buffalo mozzarella pizza.
Technical: Alcohol: 14.5% , pH 3.54, TA 5.95
Bottles Produced: 1830
Vintage: The 2016 vintage was a classic early ripening vintage for McLaren Vale with robust yet elegant characters.
Detailed Tasting Notes