As always with the Beast, layers of beautifully balanced fruit and oak fill out the back palate and provide fantastic length. Overall, a hugely rich and intense palate with the underlying soft side for which the Hentley Farm vineyard is known. - 95 Poi
Yakka Shiraz is sourced entirely from Longview’s vineyard at Macclesfield, Adelaide Hills. The fruit was hand-picked to minimize fruit damage, fermented on skins for 7 to 10 days in open fermenters. After malolactic fermentation, the wine was aged in old
This inky dark, full-bodied Pinotage is not what you might expect. Under its complex poached berry, violet, liquorice and aniseed bouquet is a dense yet remarkably smooth wine with sumptuous red fruit depths and a lingering toasted spice finish.
The grapes were picked by hand very early in the morning, which allowed for the grapes to be delivered cold to the cellar, where they were destalked and gently pressed. The free-run juice settled for two days before the clear juice was racked off for fer
The grapes were harvested at an average of 24 degrees balling. 60% of the wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks (unwooded) and 40% was fermented in French oak barrels (20% new barrels). The wine was left on the lees for five months before blending a
Traditional western-edge Barossa style. After open-top fermentation and basket pressing, the wine is matured in new (65%) and seasoned French barrels for 22 months. Primary characteristics of dark berry fruits, flowery nuances and liquorice are interwoven