The 2012 Nowhere Shiraz wine is full bodied with dark fruit flavours, complex spice and firm tannis. With balance such as this, the 2012 vintage is fine example of matured Shiraz.
KEY VINEYARDS | Nowhere Creek Vineyard;
SOIL | Rich red clay soil;
Dark garnet with purple rim
Cherry, blueberry and hints of raspberry. Mixed spice in the background are well integrated with floral and pepper interwoven with dark berry fruits.
Black cherry, raspberry and blueberry fruits. Hints of mocha supported by fine grained oak. Firm tannins have now matured and support the fruits and lead to hints of spice and savouriess.
METHOD - Open fermenters, plunged, 30% whole nunch maceration, treaded by foot;
TIME IN BARREL | Avergae 15 months, 100% French, 25% new, remainder 2 and 3 year old;
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION | In tank and barrel, 100% complete;
SKIN CONTACT | Average 14 days
FERMENTATION TIME | Average 14 days;
RESIDUAL SUAGR | Nil;