Reserve  |  2000 HJ Reserve Shiraz

Winestate Magazine, Wine of the Year 2003

The Wine of the Year is an inaugural release produced by Corrina Rayment , a sixth-generation member of McLaren Vale's Oliver family and its first winemaker. The Olivers have been growing grapes for more than 150 years and their highly prized shiraz vines have supplied Penfolds Grange on several occasions.

 

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Closure

Cork

Grape Variety

100% Shiraz

Growing Region

100% McLaren Vale Estate grown

Colour

Deep, dark maroon.

Aroma

Elegant, hugely lifted dark chocolates, slight tar, spice and earthy tones.

Palate

Perfectly balanced rich and concentrated sweet fruit, matched with soft, supple, mouthfilling tannins.

Cellaring Potential

6-10 Years

Maturation

80% New French Oak, 20% New American Oak for 24 months

Alcohol%/Vol

14.5%

Winemaker

Corrina Rayment, 6th Generation family member

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