2017 GREAT 8
During the 2017 Vintage, the family picked estate grown grapes from 8 different varieties to make a blend that signifies what the Swan Valley is all about. This is an extremely approachable wine as a youngster and will reward medium term cellaring. This blend consists of the following varieties: Tempranillo 28%, Mataro 17.8%, Tannat 16.5%, Shiraz 12.1%, Bastardo 11.5%, Cabernet Franc 4.7%, Malbec 4.7% & Durif 4.7%.
Colour: Medium ruby hues.
Nose: Ripe mulberries, licorice and spice.
Palate: A full, generous and round palate delights the senses with fine oak tannins to finish
Drink: Now & up to 4 years.
Residual Sugar: <0.5g per litre
The Cheese Barrel Recommends: Red Leicester, Godminster Organic Cheddar.