2022 Far King Shiraz
Benefitting from the moderate cool climate on the northern banks of the Kalgan River, the Shiraz grapes were harvested in the cool of night, then crushed to red fermenters. The Kalgan River possess enviable cool climate conditions, in deep loamy soils over granite, providing conditions for fruit with intense flavour.
Vibrant plum in colour this wine looks juicy in your glass. Berries, pepper and aniseed give a generous and full palate. This Shiraz is a great example of a cool climate Shiraz. Well balanced oak and fresh acidity give a long finish.
Grapes were harvested and sent direct to crushing and into red fermenters. The wine underwent a primary fermentation and co-inoculated with malolactic bacteria. Following ferment the wine, was pressed and racked into seasoned French oak barriques and tank. Matured for a period of up to 9 months, then final blending, filtration and, and bottled for the Far King.
Alc: 13.8% pH :4.3 TA: 6.2 g/L