2014 Fermoy Estate Shiraz Quarterly
Varietals (%’S): 100% Shiraz
Appearance: Rich ruby red with black tints.
Aroma: Aromas of blackberry, black cherry and redcurrant with lifted notes of musk, vanilla bean and toasted oak spice.
Palate: Ripe plum and black cherry fruit sweetness on the front palate precedes a rich array of perfume and spice notes – musk, vanilla and white pepper – through the middle palate. Soft, pliable tannins lead into a bright redcurrant acid line to provide length and focus to the finish, while toasted oak spice adds richness and complexity.
Oak Detail: 15 months maturation in a combination of new and seasoned French oak barriques.
Cellaring: Tannins are sufficiently pliable to drink now but, will continue to evolve over the next 4-8 years.Alcohol Volume: 13.5%
Acidity: pH 3.64 TA 5.63 g/L
Residual Sugar: 0.8 g/L
Awards: 95 points - James Halliday Wine Companion 2017