Gemtree Vineyards




Wines

Tatty Rd Shiraz 2012

Technical Details:

Colour
Ruby brick red with black hue
Nose
Ripe luscious berry fruit and hints of vanilla chocolate.
Palate
Rich and intense dark fruits fill the entire palate. Wonderful natural sweetness with savoury oak and soft velvety tannins see this wine finish as all should; you scrambling for another glass!
Food
Nangjing Style Duck, Braised Meat Ball, Honey Barbecued Pork, Moroccan Lamb Tajine, Grill Veal with Creamy Mushroom Sauce and Cheese & Bacon Pasta.
Alcohol
13.5%
Vintage Notes

Good winter rains gave the vines plenty of reserves for the 2012 growing season. Spring was dry and mild encouraging even and balanced growth. We shoot thin during the growing season to remove all unwanted shoots and to eliminate “crowding” of the bunches. Vintage commenced earlier, which allowed us harvest when sugars were lower and natural acids high. However, tannin or phenological ripeness was at full maturity. Shiraz the best vintage we have witnessed since 1998, 2002 and 2004.

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