Sussex Squire – THE BLOODLINE Shiraz Cabernet – 2017

$32.00

A blend of 55% Shiraz from the Windmill Block and Estate Block and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Samuel Block. A classic Australian blend using two of my best blocks of Shiraz and Cabernet to produce a wine that combines the savoury red fruit flavours of the Shiraz with the black cherries and blackberries of the Cabernet to fill the mouth with a combination of flavours and tannin that balance beautifully together and linger on the palate. Selected two dry grown vineyard a 55/45 blend with the melding together of red and black fruit to create a complexity of flavours and length with soft lingering tannins.

FOOD MATCH: BBQ Angus Beef Steak .

CELLARING:  Drink Now or Cellar 8 -10yrs

Description

A blend of 55% Shiraz from the Windmill Block and Estate Block and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Samuel Block. A classic Australian blend using two of my best blocks of Shiraz and Cabernet to produce a wine that combines the savoury red fruit flavours of the Shiraz with the black cherries and blackberries of the Cabernet to fill the mouth with a combination of flavours and tannin that balance beautifully together and linger on the palate.

Named in honour of my Grandfather who was meticulous in his recording of the bloodlines of his Angus cattle to ensure only the highest quality of breeding and pedigree were maintained in his herds. Like the bloodlines of cattle, so are the selection of parcels of wines to blend together to create a wine of quality and distinction.

Selected two dry grown vineyard a 55/45 blend with the melding together of red and black fruit to create a complexity of flavours and length with soft lingering tannins.

FOOD MATCH: BBQ Angus Beef Steak .

CELLARING:  Drink Now or Cellar 8 -10yrs

pH 3.47

TA 5.96

Alc 14.0%

Awards

2017 Sussex Squire The Bloodline Shiraz Cabernet – $32.00

A 55/45% blend from three estate blocks, the elegant intensity of the wine part nature

(the cool vintage) and part man (carefully chartered vinification). The net result is a truly delicious wine that fills the mouth with red and black cherry fruits and subtle oak. Bargain.

14% alc. Drink by 2030

Halliday Wine Companion

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