As always, there were Chalkers Crossing wines knocking on every door, including some beautiful prior vintages. Sommeliers take note; this is a serious producer.
- NSW - Other New South Wales
- New South Wales
Deep purple; precision winemaking has highlighted the quality of this estate-grown shiraz, the bouquet an enticing mix of berry, pepper and mocha oak aromas, the supple, medium-bodied palate displaying the wine to maximum advantage.
Rating 95 - Drink by 2024 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (FEB/2012)
Winery Tasting Notes
Deep red with purple tints
Blackberry and dark cherry aromas are matched by subtle spicy, vanilla oak
A very complex palate with blackberry flavours and fine, silky tannins
Full bodied wine matured for 14 months in 50% French and 50% American oak barriques
Red meat, smoked or gamey meats and strong cheeses