BLACK BLOOD II SINGLE VINEYARD SHIRAZ 2018
Appearance: A deep purplish red.
Nose: Heady red berries; Warm baking spices; Hints of mocha; Notes of black pepper.
Palate: Velvety and long. The brightness of the fruit is as fresh as the crunch of the grapes at harvest. Chocolatey and mouth fillingly rich.
Food Pairing: Chinese Roasted Plum Duck.
About the wine: Church Vineyard, so named for the old Bethany Church that it surrounds on three sides, was once the bed of an ancient river. Whatever the flows in the past may have been, this river now trickles quietly along the base of the block. You can taste it’s mark in the generosity of fruit that typifies this wine.
Winemaker: Hugh Hamilton
Country: McLaren Vale, Australia
Grape Variety: Shiraz