100% estate grown from a single vineyard, 615m above sea level. Rich & intense fruit power - cherry, plum, dark chocolate & warm exotic spices that overlay a refined, cool-climate Shiraz backbone, with classic structure & excellent length. Delicate oak maturation gives depth & complexity.
This complex wine from Cowra has excellent balance and structure. The blackcurrant, spice and vanillin aromas are supported by a smooth, rounded palate which will continue to develop in the bottle over the medium term. Made by traditional hand plunging, extended skin contact and 12 months maturation in American Oak.
With rich and intense fruit flavours of red berries, blueberries, cherries and cream with a refined cool-climate Shiraz backbone, itís no wonder this wine was just voted one of the best Shiraz in the world.
"...On the palate, which is wonderfully seamless and refined, oak and fruit integrate perfectly with the fine ripe tannins. Has delicious sweet red fruit ... and a silky finish. Classy wine." 95 points. Ray Jordan
Bright ruby red in colour and appealing aromas of ripe plummy fruit, cardamom spice, subtle oak and mature chocolate. The flavours generally follow on from the aromas with sweet dark plum fruit up front, a rich chocolate mid palate and a lingering soft tannin and spicy finish.
This wine is a deep red garnet colour with purple hues. The nose exhibits red cherries, white pepper and cedary notes. The palate has generous upfront shiraz fruit harmoniously integrated with a subtle acid finish.
combining intricately with a crumbly earthiness. (Tony Love, The Advertiser)
Fruit for the 2008 Shiraz comes from three stunning vineyards in South Australia. Matured in French oak barriques for 18 months, this wine has a great nose, brooding with spiced blackberry with loads of density, firmness and grip which delivers oomph and grunt, just like our red truck!
This quintessential Shiraz Cabernet from low-yielding vines, was aged in top quality French oak. The grapes were picked six weeks later than usual, resulting in a silky medium-bodied wine of great fruit intensity with attractive dusty tannins. The Nationís top palates love it too!
100% estate grown and picked from a single vineyard, 615 meters above sea level. The wine offers rich and intense fruit power with a classic structure and has excellent length and depth. Vibrant crimson purple in colour, aromas of black cherry and exotic spices.The palate shows redberries, blueberries and finishes with subtle aniseed.
Five Friends Cabernet Shiraz 2008 is crafted from grapes grown in the Central Ranges, Australia. A well balanced palate with bright juicy cherry and plum flavours underpinned by classic Cabernet Sauvignon flavours of chocolate and bell peppers and supple, ripe tannins.
This is a fragrant and spicy wine with berry, plum and pepper and vanillin overlays. Rich and fleshy with dry tannins and generous body it has matured in French oak for 14 months. A fabulous drink-now wine that will develop complexity if cellared for several years.
Vibrant, deep cherry red colour, with blue hues on the rim. The nose is alive with generous blueberries and spicy oak notes. The velvety palate has great structure and abundant varietal shiraz fruit, silky tannins and a more-ish aftertaste.
Red berries, blueberries, cherries and cream overlay a refined, cool-climate Shiraz backbone, offering rich and intense fruit power with a classic structure. Matured in oak barriques, the wine has great depth and finishes with warm, lingering exotic spices.