James Haselgrove McLaren Vale Futures Shiraz 2020
Tasting Note – September, 2022
Colour: Brick red with a strong purple hue.
Nose: Dark cherry, satsuma plum and a floral violet highlight. Savoury & forest floor notes and some graphite.
Palate: Dark, brooding briary fruits with crisp acidity with a long tannin with chamois like texture.
Potential: This vintage has very long term aging potential Sealed under DIAM5 cork. Decant on opening and allow to breathe for a hour or two.
Foods: Thick pork chop with salt and pepper crust. Oysters Kilpatrick.
Technical: 14.2% alc., pH 3.453 TA 6.05
18 x3000mL & 2x6000mL
Vintage: 2020 followed the previous vintage with hot and dry, high quality vintage. These vines were 110 years old.
Winemaking by Nick Haselgrove
Release date: November 11, 2022 @RRP $75