1 x Mt Concord Syrah 2014
1 x Mt Concord Syrah 2015
1 x Mt Concord Syrah 2016
1 x Old House Merlot 2014
1 x Old House Merlot 2016
1 x Old House Merlot 2018
The 2014 Mt Concord Syrah offers a perfume of rich dark plums with savoury elements from French oak. The concentrated palate reveals cassis and spices interwoven with liquorice. This cool climate syrah offers mouth-filling texture and structured tannins.
The 2015 Mt Concord Syrah offers a perfume of blueberry, violet and clove. On the palate, concentrated flavours of blueberry, clove and black olive are integrated with structured tannins.
The 2016 Mt Concord Syrah offers a perfume of spicy plums with toasty oak characters. The palate is textural and mouth-filling with flavours of plum, chocolate and clove.
The 2014 Old House Merlot displays lifted notes of violets and rich cherry fruit. On the palate fruit, richness and structure are balanced with refined tannins and savoury notes of toasty French oak and black olive.
The 2016 Old House Merlot displays concentrated dark berries on the nose. Rich dark berries framed by black olive reside on the palate with well-integrated oak.
The 2018 Old House Merlot offers aromatics of warm spiced plums. The palate displays savoury black olive, balanced with plums, cherry, toasty oak and warm spices.
The Mt Concord Syrah grapes are selected from the Mt Concord block are handpicked, de-stemmed and crushed into open-top fermenters. The wine is then gently pressed and matured in French oak barriques for 18 months.
The Old House Merlot grapes selected from the old house block are handpicked, de-stemmed and crushed into open-top fermenters. The wine is then gently pressed and matured in French oak barriques for 18 months.
The 2014 Mt Concord Syrah vintage saw mild and warm conditions allowing for even ripening and a slightly earlier harvest. The vintage proved to be low yielding resulting in high quality and flavour concentrated grapes.
The 2015 Mt Concord Syrah saw warm weather arrive early in spring bringing earlier than expected bud burst. No disease pressures were evident or extreme heat events just warm sunshine. This vintage saw low yields resulting in very concentrated flavourful wines
The 2016 Mt Concord Syrah vintage brought very stable and pleasant conditions across the vineyard allowing for a perfect budburst and fruit set. This parcel of Shiraz grapes was harvested on the 19th of March.
The 2014 Old House Merlot growing season saw mild and warm conditions allowing for even ripening and a slightly earlier harvest. The vintage proved to be a low yielding crop year which resulted in high quality and flavour concentrated grapes.
The 2016 Old House Merlot vintage brought very stable conditions across the vineyard. This parcel of Merlot grapes were hand picked on the 15th March.
The 2018 Old House Merlot vintage saw some early season humidity but concluded with a warm and dry summer resulting in an earlier harvest date for this parcel of fruit hand picked on the 22nd of February.