(From 2009 Vintage) Static fermenters with wooden header boards at Nuriootpa. Some components vinified in open fermenters with wax-lined header boards at Magill Estate. All components complete fermentation in barrel.
Color: Impenetrable black with a concession of purple at the rim. Nose: Saturated dark fruit flavors of blackberry/ mulberry fuse with notes of dark chocolate, Ribena and licorice. The "chocolate" spike unfolds with air, revealing cocoa bean and cherry liqueur components. The overt, aromatic contribution from the legendary, ancient Kalimna Block 42 vineyard offers soul, purity and character. The 100% new oak contribution is of academic interest only - it is completely absorbed. Palate: The pa...