Our Heathcote fruit is always picked on flavour, and in this aspect of the wine we are aiming for consistency. The new oak is subtler, smoother and more integrated, the fruit characters are more prominent.It is a rich, elegant wine, beautifully balanced and with great cellaring potential. The colour is deep, intense purple/mulberry and the nose exhibits elegant, plum/berry aromas with a gentle oak presence and some mintiness. On the palate it has a silky texture, complexity, delicious plummy ...
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/02.