Familiar aromas of brown lime cordial with undertones of fresh cut pineapple and orange blossom. On tasting there is mouth watering zingy acidity carrying subtle fruit salad flavours with lemon sherbet and schweppes bitter lemon through to a lovely textual finish.
The nose is lemon sherbet and honeysuckle with perfumed hints of bath salts, champagne melon and kaffir lime leaves. On the palate it is all about lemon curd, fresh pears, lime marmalade and dried nectarines with a slight suggestion of struck match.
Intriguing aromas of tantalising saffron pears, just ripe apricots, nutty macadamias and zesty lemon sherbet dance around a quirky slightly saline nub. There are intense and textural citrus notes on the palate which try to dominate but glimpses of tropical fruit including pawpaw and champagne melon shine through and pineapple lingers and lingers.
The familiar aromas of rich fruit and nut cake laced with brandy and touches of marzipan. An intriguing flirtation of Cara Cara orange peel and sun warmed ripe apricots hint at what the palate holds. Intense dried apricots soaked in brown lime cordial delight the palate and toffeed apricots are carried to a seemingly never ending finish.
Gorgeous floral notes reminiscent of tuber roses with hints of ripe pear and Turkish delight.
A symphony of red and black berries and maraschino cherries jumps out of the glass to greet you and those flavours continue to dance onto the palate.
Dark richly perfumed cherries and intensely fragrant strawberry jelly greet you followed by the scent of perfumed dark roses with hints of tea and orange oil. The palate is spicy and reminiscent of chai tea. Evocative flavours of a rich tagine with expressions of orange oil and truffle notes all entwine with dark sweet berry fruit.
The delightful fragrance of rich dark blackcurrant jelly entice you then subtle notes of dried herbs and citrus oil appear. Hints of the exotic aroma of a deeply fragrant tagine add intrigue. There is an almost creamy texture that carries sweet dark berry fruit with hints of marmalade. Cassis appears enrobed in a gossamer of 80% cocoa with glimpses of old slightly dusty cedary cigar boxes, the flavours linger combining with classic fine chalky tannins.
Intense herbal and floral elements reminiscent of wattle flowers dominate with nuances of perfumed blackcurrants. Multiple layers of blackcurrants have a slightly savoury intonation together with roasted ground eastern spices that elevate the wine beyond being merely a delicious fruit bomb to a grown up elegant McLaren Vale Shiraz.
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.