These Old Vines are all that remains of the heritage that formed the Murrumbidgee
Irrigation Area at the turn of the 20th Century.Created to allow the resettlement of soldiers after the World Wars, the farms were sized at 20 acres and weretraditionally planted to citrus, stone fruits, vegetables and grapes so that the harvest was diversified and more easily managed by the family unit. It is the careful selection of these small blocks of old vines that creates the magnificent depth of flavour for this outstanding wine.
This Old Vine Shiraz is a wonderful expression of old vine fruit. The nose shows aromas of black cherry, plum conserve, and roasted coffee. The palate has real presence; it is full, generous and expressive with some lovely sweet spicy tannin that gives a subtle support to ripe black fruit, making the palate rich and supple. A dash of Viognier gives a hint of spice. The wine can accompany just about any red meat, but it does go especially well with aged porterhouse in a cherry vinegar jus.