Shiraz Viognier 1997
A steady, warm summer followed good winter rains.
Moderate yields. Grapes picked 11th and 12th April at an average of 14.2 Be.
5% Viognier co-fermented. Approximately a third of the Shiraz was included as whole bunches. 6.5% Pinot Noir in the blend, made as a separate wine and blended in pre-bottling.
12 months in oak, 30% new Sirugue.
Runner up for NSW Young Red of the Year, NSW Wine Awards
- 14.0 % Alc/Vol
- 0 g/L
The Wall Street Journal
Some argue this is Australia's greatest red wine, it is certainly one of the greatest Shirazs