Fermoy Estate

2020 Shiraz


Varietals (%’S):  100% Shiraz

Vintage:  2020 – a classical Margaret River vintage with a warm and dry ripening period moderated by afternoon sea-breezes and cool nights.

Appearance:  Dark garnet red.

Aroma:  Vibrant aromas of violets, black cherry, redcurrant & mulberry with complexing notes of aniseed, white pepper and cedar spice.

Palate:  Bright fruits of plum, cherry and mulberry through the front and mid-palates are balanced by hints of aniseed, charcuterie and vanilla bean. Layers of tannin add frame, structure and length – woody herbs, dark chocolate and cherry pit.

Oak Detail: 16 months maturation in a combination of new (~15%) and seasoned French oak barriques and puncheons.

Cellaring:  Tannins are sufficiently soft and pliable to drink now but will continue to evolve over the next 4-6 years.

Food Pairing: Slow-cooked beef shin ragu with fettucine and parmesan.

Alcohol Volume:  14.0%
Acidity:  pH 3.70; TA 5.5 g/L

Residual Sugar:  <1.0 g/L

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