2016 Mudgee Shiraz - Maureen's Selection

2016 Mudgee Shiraz - Maureen's Selection

2016 Shiraz
Mudgee, NSW

Dark black olive in colour with blood red and cerise hues, with upfront fruit flavours are of crushed wild berries.

Wine Details

Region

Mudgee

Vintage

2016

Type

Red Wine

Variety

Shiraz

Volume

750mL

Alcohol Volume

16%

Colour

Dark black olive in colour with blood red and cerise hues.

Bouquet

Powerful, ripe, smoky and alluring. The upfront nose displays aromas of lifted black and red stewed fruits. This is supported by wafts of roasted cashew nuts and chestnuts with hints of black pepper and cardamom.

Palate

Wonderfully ripe, juicy, savoury yet soft. The upfront fruit flavours are of crushed wild berries of both blackberry and raspberry. The mid palate is complex with layers of spice including star anise, clove and nutmeg. This is supported by textures of crushed nuts. The back palate is elegant with firm, yet soft tannins

Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential

Now – 6 years.

Food Matches

Herb crusted eye fillet of beef with winter vegetables, Smoked seared lamb rump with a pea and cauliflower puree, pecorino cheese.

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