2016 FE Shiraz Quarterly
Varietals (%’s): 100% Shiraz.
Appearance: Deep cherry red with ink black tints.
Aroma: Lifted, floral aromas of violet, black cherry and sarsaparilla overlay subtle oak spices of vanilla and aniseed.
Palate: Palate is medium-full bodied, with soft and juicy plum, cherry and blueberry fruit characters to the fore. An array of aromatic oak spices add complexity, whilst a subtle oak char adds depth of flavour. A delicate and flavoursome blueberry acid line provides length, poise and freshness to the finish.
Oak Detail: 15 months maturation in a combination of new and seasoned French oak barriques.
Cellaring: Whilst designed to be ready for immediate consumption, this wine will benefit from anywhere up to 8 years in the bottle.
Alcohol Volume: 14.5%
Acidity: pH 3.6 TA 6.0 g/L
Residual Sugar: ~2.0 g/L
- Silver Medal: 2017 Royal Perth Wine Show - 2017 Wine Show of Western Australia