Matured in 27% new and 73% seasoned (77% French, 23% American) oak hogsheads for 20 months prior to blending and bottling.Deep ruby with ruby hues. Spicy, complex and dark fruited aromas of blackberry, dark red plum and blueberry, with sage, bay leaf, thyme, anise, black pepper, nutmeg and cedar. A rich, plush and beautifully integrated palate offers layers of spicy dark fruits, pepper, sage, musk and clove, balanced by bright acidity, excellent depth and long and elegant fine, velvety tannins.
Pair with rib on the bone or braised lamb when the wine has some bottle age.
Varietal / Blend: Shiraz
Decant: We insist!
Closure: Glass stopper
Farming Practices: Sustainable
Founded in 1862 by Johann Christian Henschke, a Silesian stonemason and wheelwright who emigrated to Australia in search of a better life, Henschke is one of the oldest and most respected wineries in Australia. Its wines are known for their quality, complexity, and longevity.
Henschke is a committed to sustainable viticulture and winemaking practices. The winery uses renewable energy sources and practices organic and biodynamic viticulture. Henschke is also committed to giving back to the community, and it supports a number of local charities and organizations.