Kangarilla Road Reds
Primitivo, Sangiovese and Nebbiolo combine to produce engaging aromatics of Eastern spices including cinnamon, cardamom and a hint of fresh vanilla which appear instantly in the glass. Followed quickly by the enticing flavours of red berry fruits, fresh sweet hay and forest floor together with subtle rose overtones. The wine itself is smooth, with a taste of gently poached red fruits and sweet spice. Dark prunes and a touch of anise linger mixed with fine slightly chalky tannins.
Sweet berry fruit entwines with the scent of all spice, a touch of orange oil and a slightly herbal pot pourri. The fruit on the palate is initially sweet with a slight dustiness to it. Dried apricots, craisins and dried nectarines take over carried by a mouth coating tannin structure. A fantastic wine with food.
There is a slight dustiness that quickly disappears revealing red fruit and spice, rich dried currants and sultanas and a subtle nod to rum and raisin.
Dark red roses followed by sweet black berry conserve with orange blossom on the nose. The palate is lifted bright red berry fruits and hints of spice, menthol notes and a delightful hint of violets.
Gently reassuring and almost velvety aromas of Eastern spiced dark berry fruits. An elegant yet creamy texture on the palate carries complex slightly savoury black fruit combined with anise, dark chocolate and herbal notes.
Expensive and delicious expressions of fragrant spice celebrate the dark stylishly elegant Single Vineyard fruit. Dark berry conserve takes central stage on your palate and there are suggestions of a slight citrus note reminiscent of dehydrated blood oranges. There is seemingly endless dark velvety fruit entwined with spice which linger carried by elegant fine tannins.
Aromatically there are bright red berry fruit, especially raspberries and the sweet fragrance of dark red roses and an enticing mix of dried herbs. On the palate bright red berry fruit lead into darker more nuanced berries which finish with persistent dark toasted Eastern spices.
There is a central core of the scent of dense black berry fruits surrounded by hints of chocolate and delicious dark fudge. The palate initially is all about the rich dark black berry fruits and high cocoa chocolate and espresso. These flavours combine evocatively and are encouraged to linger by the fine fruit tannins.
A beautifully perfumed bouquet including freesias and tuber roses entwine with the alluring fragrance of dark ripe cherries with glimpses of exotic anise. The palate is a seamless and perfectly lineal expression of dark rich and expensive fruit with a lasting slightly chocolate finish.