2017 Jones Winery & Vineyard Shiraz
$40.00 inc. GST
The palate has great persistence of flavour with a complex finish of bold intensity of chocolaty, berry flavours and fine tannins. Ageing beautifully! Great with cheese, game and red meat-based dishes.
The bouquet is complex with notes of spice and red berry fruits and chocolate. The palate has great persistence of flavour; rich fruit of cherries and plums, spice and black pepper and is backed up by abundant yet fine tannins. The complex finish has bold intensity of chocolatey, berry flavours, with length and persistence.
Made from grapes grown in some of our older vineyards. The grapes were harvested from 1st to 6th March 2017, destemmed and then fermented in open vats with hand-plunging. Malolactic fermentation and maturation was in barrel then the wine was fined with egg white prior to bottling. The wine was matured for 18 months in oak barrels, 30% of which was new French oak. Alc. 15.3%, cellaring well for up to 8 years.
Great with cheese, game and red meat-based dishes.