MCA Anniversary Edition
2015 Shiraz

$30.00 non member price
bottle (s)
  • Colour:

    Dark vibrant cherry red

  • Nose:

    Bright red perfume combined with darker blackberry aromas and subtle oak

  • Palate:

    An immediate burst of red currants and blackberry fruits balanced with natural acidity, supple tannins and a long juicy finish

  • Source

    Bimbagen’s Palmers Lane and McDonalds Road Vineyards

  • Vinification

    Cold soak for 2 days; pumped over and left on skins for a week after ferment. Malolactic fermentation in old and new French oak.

  • Blending

    The best barrels from 2015 were rated and classified as ‘Estate’

  • Aging

    12 months in a combination of new and old barriques (225L) and puncheons (500L)

  • Bottling

    20th October, 2016

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Shiraz13.2%5+ years1st-19th Feb100% French - 20% New3.496.4g/L

2015 followed the exceptional 2014 Vintage by producing an abundant Shiraz harvest. Early season rain events gave way to a warm, dry February. Consistent temperature ensured even ripening with medium bodied red fruits, typical of the Hunter Valley Shiraz Style.