Tasting Notes: Succulent red berries combine with restrained toasty oak to create a sensual bouquet. The palate is a combination of cool climate spicy varietal characters mixed with fleshy red and black berry fruits, liquorice and cracked pepper.
Food Matches: This wine is best served as an aperitif or alternatively would perfectly accompany a variety of Steak, Lamb and BBQ dishes.
Label Notes: This special edition Shiraz has been released in recognition of the unique cultural legacy of the Peramangk peoples that have inhabited the Adelaide Hills for over 50,000 years and the distinctive environmental and ecological heritage of this region. New Era Vineyards together with renowned local artist Chris Crebbin, aka Burthurmarr, have collaborated to capture and express in the form of Art and Wine this unique fusion of our cultural, social and natural heritages.
"This painting is called Koala Sunrise and within this artwork the message that I am conveying is that, like the Koala, you don't have to be from the country to have a connection with it. It’s about the inner-connectivity of all living things". Burthurmarr
Winemakers Notes: The grapes were picked at 14 Baume and fermented in open fermenters for 10 days after fermentation was complete an extended maceration on skins was undertaken for 7 days prior to being Basket Pressed into French hogsheads where the wine was aged for 24 months. After carefully racked and blended this wine was bottled with no fining or filtration.
Harvest Date: 7th of April 2016 Bottling Date: 19th of July 2018
Closure: Stelvin Drinking Window: 2018 -2035
Awards & Accolades:
- 92 points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2019
PER BOTTLE: $29.99
STRAIGHT DOZEN: $279.99