Yangarra McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018
Deep, bright red/purple colour. Fresh and clean on the nose, with berries, cherries and spices to sniff. Really lovely aromas and flavours, understated and still evolving. The palate is fine and long with supple tannins and great harmony
Sourced from six blocks within the estate. Approximately 50% on Sand, 50% on Ironstone. Picked between the 21-29 March, destemmed and mechanically sorted. 50% whole berries. We do a portion of our ferments with approximately 20% whole bunches. A splash of Viognier. Cold Soak. Open Fermenters. Plunged. Wild yeast ferment. No pressings are used in this wine. Kept on lees in 20% new French oak, 80% older French oak for 10 months. Bottled March 2019.