Deen Vat 8 Shiraz (2015)

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Region South East Australian. Riverina (50%), Heathcote (43%), Murray Darling (6%), Yarra Valley (1%).

Appearance: Intense maroon filling out to a violet rim.

Bouquet: This wine shows brooding concentrations of plums and blackberry accompanying a white pepper and savoury finish.

Palate: Ripe and generous dark forest fruits creates this opulent textured style. The palate has supple vanilla tones with a backdrop of oak showing burnt chocolate. A balanced wine of soft tannins with lifted notes of pepper and spice filling the mouth providing a smooth mellow generous finish.

Suggested Cuisine: A good partner to spicy lamb stew, smoked brisket, or a rich pasta sauce.

General Characteristics: Dry / Full Bodied.

Vintage Conditions: Good winter rains followed by a warm growing season led to good yields of fruit. A hot beginning to the harvest period accelerated the ripening with frantic harvesting ensuring the fruit was picked with the ideal flavour spectrum.

Winemaking: The vineyards are monitored and selected by the winemaker for their rich fruit flavours, with generous colour. Fruit is then harvested when both flavour and sugar balance were at a optimum. Fruit was cold soaked and fermented at 22 - 30°C for an average seven days. Wine spent twelve months in American oak barriques with 15% in new oak.

Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 14.25% pH: 3.63 TA: 6.97 g/L .

Cellaring: Excellent to drink now or will give complexity with short term cellaring for up to five years.

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