Earth and clay with mulberries, cooked rhubarb and liquorice. Damp earthy aromas with mocha and chocolate plus assertive tannins, good fruit sweetness and acidity.
- VIC - Heathcote
A partnership between Don Lewis and Narelle King, this is the best of their reds and shows promise for Sangiovese in Heathcote. Bright fresh cherry aromas, liquorice and gentle earthy spices, the palate is medium-weight and built across fine savoury tannins, oak is in check; they've balanced it up nicely. Rating 92 - Nick Stock, The Penguin Good Australian, Wine Guide 2009
Gutsy stuff. Nothing wimpy here, that's for sure. Packed with grippy, grainy tannin and slashed with sour, savoury, earthen flavour - this is a wine for tannin freaks and Europhiles, It's excellento. Leather, licorice, rosewater and cedarwood. Yummo. Rating 92 - Campbell Mattinson, The Big Red Wine Book, 2009/10
Winery Tasting Notes
Earth and clay with mulberries, cooked rhubarb and licorice.
Damp earthy aromas with mocha and chocolate plus assertive tannins, good fruit sweetness and acidity.
Goats cheese and caramalised onion tart with rocket and parmesan salad.
Sangiovese is also a thin skinned variety like Nebbiolo. It is known for its earthy more than fruity notes, it has attractive mid red colour and can be characterised by high levels of tannin well balanced by acid. It issuited to well drained soils with abundant sunlight both of which the Heathcote vineyard provides.
Medals & Trophies
Silver Medal - Alternative Variety Mildura Wine Show 2009