2000 Shiraz

Product Description

LIMITED MUSEUM RELEASE, Gold Medal Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2002.

Awards: Gold Medal Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2002 Silver Medal Royal Perth Wine Show 2002.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Karridale.
Colour: Brick Red Hue, Red Centre.
Bouquet: A compote` of dark black fruits infused with green olive and white spice, with some complexing leathery development.
Palate: Moderate to full weight and a moderate to long length with fine black choclatey tannins- drinking very well now.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Mild dry vintage.
Vinification: Fermented in a combination of static and open fermenters, pressed off at dryness or left on skins for 6 days. The open fermenter had 50% whole bunches included to add carbonic character.
Cellaring Potential: Suggested Best 2004 to 2007;
Oak Treatment: 50% new French oak and 10% new American oak.
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with rare rib eye fillet and garlic roasted vegetables.
Alcohol: 15%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 1.5g/L
pH: 3.73
Acidity: 6.1g/L
Harvest Date: March 2000
Bottling Date: February 2002