International Wine CellarDeep ruby. Smoky, oak-accented blackcurrant, kirsch, dark chocolate and espresso aromas are impressively deep and distinctly ripe without coming off as overripe. On the contrary: the dark fruit flavors are complemented by fresh acidity that energizes the wine's deep chocolate and coffee qualities, with dusty tannins framing the wine's flesh. Finishes ripe and impressively long, with a sexy, lingering vanillin oak quality.
Vintage ChartRating for Australia-South Australia-Adelaide-Barossa: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>