Reserve  |  2003 HJ Reserve Shiraz

James Halliday 2006 Australian Wine Companion, 93 points

Good colour; a powerful but supple array of black fruits, dark chocolate and mocha; firm but fine tannins, good oak. Vines planted in 1948.

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Closure

Cork

Grape Variety

100% Shiraz

Growing Region

100% McLaren Vale

Colour

Deep, dark maroon.

Aroma

Rich lifted dark fruits and intense 'Old Jamaica' dark chocolate.

Palate

Massive fruit strength on the palate, surrounded by beautiful long and fine grained tannins. Earthy and elegant, with great balance belying the fact that 2003 was a tough vintage.

Cellaring Potential

10+ years

Maturation

100% new French oak

Alcohol%/Vol

14.5%

Winemaker

Corrina Rayment, 6th Generation family member

Date Bottled

16th June 2005

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