Hickinbotham Vineyard 'Brooks Road' Shiraz

$80.00
6 + $72.00 each
12 + $66.80 each
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Variety

Shiraz

Vintage

2018

Size

750ml

Country

Australia

State

South Australia

Region

McLaren Vale

Description

Fine-grained tannin. Sweet, ripe fruit. Creamy mouthfeel. And while it all feels controlled, it feels luxurious throughout, perfumed, plush, those kind of vibes. There are sweet herb/tobacco-like characters here too and sophisticated, smoky edges. It’s still coming together but the fine spread of tannin, gorgeous flavour and reach through the finish all spell (high) quality. 95 Points - Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front

"From the '71 contour plantings, hand-picked, 50% crushed, 40% destemmed, 10% whole bunch, gentle extraction during 18 days on skins, no pressings used, 6 months on lees, then racked to foudre and puncheons (30% new) for 9 months. This oak use will continue in all releases post '18. Extremely complex and intense, but perfectly balanced red and black fruits, tannins a feature." 98 Points - James Halliday