Custodians JSM Shiraz - Cabernet Sauvignon - Cabernet Franc
James Stanley Malpas who was a highly decorated Captain in the armed forces and the past owner of the land on which the Fox Creek vineyards are grown.
Deep red with purple hues.
An enticing array of black cherry, blood plum, smoky toast, liquorice, vanilla bean, hints of charcuterie and herbal spearmint lift. Black cardamom, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg aromas derived from barrels used in fermentation add aromatic complexity.
Raspberry, red cherry, plum and blackcurrant, hints of strawberry and vanilla cream, rich toasty oak and dark chocolate. The wine's luscious fruit is framed by long textural Cabernet tannins integrated with balanced and elegant oak tannins. JSM is a wine of complexity and substance.
Shiraz components were selected for fruit richness and elegance. Cabernet Sauvignon for ripe round tannins and length and the Cabernet Franc batches were selected for aromatic lift and fruit weight. All varieties were matured in 1 to 4 year old French and American barrels for 19 months prior to blending.
- Alcohol 14.5%
We suggest this wine is ideal for enjoying with food. 2 to 8 years of cellaring will form a softer more complex wine, and for those who love very aged wines the firm tannins should see easily achieve 12 or more years.
Australia Special Prize, Les Citadelles du Vin 2016
DOUBLE Gold Medal China Wine & Spirits 2016
GOLD Medal Les Citadelles du Vin 2016
GOLD Medal Selections Mondiales des Vins 2016
Scott Zrna & Ben Tanzer
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