Tasting Notes

2012 Jimmy Watson Trophy Winner - Full, deep crimson-purple; this richly robed shiraz, flooded with blackberry, licorice and ripe plum reflects the six vintages winemaker Justin Purser spent in France, Italy and NZ dealing with wet growing seasons. He has built a wine with excellent texture and structure making light of the weather. It also reflects the fact that neither the Thompson Family or Bin 0 Shiraz were made in '11. All in all, winning three trophies at the Melbourne Wine Show '12 was a just outcome. James Halliday