Reserve  |  2006 HJ Reserve Shiraz

Jeremy Oliver, The Australian Wine Annual 2009, 92 Points

A plush, smooth and fine-graind blend whose sweet expression of dark plum, cassis, blackberry fruit, cedar/chocolate/vanilla oak, cloves and cinnamon overlie meaty, gamey characters. Framed by firmish, fine-grained tannin, it's long, polished juicy palate finishes long and spicy, with lingering nuances of roasted coffe and mocha. Elegant and balanced

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Closure

Cork

Grape Variety

100% Shiraz

Growing Region

McLaren Vale - Estate grown

Colour

Deep, dark maroon

Aroma

Excellent spicy lift, strong mocha and dark chocolate overtones

Palate

Super intense palate, but still showing the typical HJ restraint and finesse. Again a wine to age, with fruit depth through the middle palate

Cellaring Potential

drink now to 2021

Maturation

New French oak

Alcohol%/Vol

15%

Winemaker

Corrina Wright

Date Bottled

December 2009

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