Type: Red Wine
Country: Australia
Region: Geelong
Code: SCOT030
From one of James Halliday's Top 100 Australian wineries, this Shiraz is laden with black cherry fruits, integrated cedar oak and a touch of spice.

Scotchmans Hill

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been a leading local winery for over thirty years and is rated among James Halliday’s Top 100 Australian Wineries.

Complex nose of dark plum, ripe cherry aromas. Spice and pepper notes with cedar oak rounds out the bouquet.
A perfect accompaniment to meat dishes, poultry, pheasant, rabbit or even duck with potatoes and mushrooms
Winemaking Region: Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. Clone: PT23. Soil Type: Self mulching black vertosol derived from tertiary basalt. Harvest Date: 14/03/19 - 19/03/19 Yield: 2.5kg/vine equates to a miserly 6.25tn/ha = 44hl/ha. Winemaking: De-stemmed to small fermenters with the inclusion of 15% whole bunches and cold soaked for 5 days. Wild ferment at 28 degrees for 7 days. Pressed to barrel for a wild malolactic fermentation. Racked and bottled in July 2020. Oak Use: Matured in new to 4 year old French barriques for 16 months. Cellaring: Now to 2032.

Wine Merchant Top 100, 2024: "The flavours are cassis, but savoury. A really delightful style; like a berry bath at an excellent temperature."

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