This rare Tawny was vinified and matured in Bleasdale’s historic cellars.
This wine is blended to a minimum age of 18 years.
Oracle Shiraz – Sydney International Wine Competition 2012 Warren Gibson – Lifted and spicy. Very focused and pure with nice blackberry notes. Quite a sweet palate with a suggestion of residual sugar. Lovely spice and richness with the venison. Perhaps the sweetness a little amplified. Simon Tam – The Shiraz was very fragrant, spicy. A […]
The palate has a velvety texture is full black fruits of cherry, plum, blackcurrant and blackberry along with hints of violets, white pepper and anise finishing with fine tannins and lingering flavours.
The palate is vibrant and expressive with subtle texture featuring red cherries and boysenberry. Diligent handling of oak exudes savoury notes of slight char combined with delicate cinnamon and nutmeg. A fine, yet balanced acidity line draws together all components leading to a finish that is both structural and complementary.
Dark Side of the Moon Shiraz shows deep forest berry fruit characters complemented by spicy, almost chocolatey oak. The wine is finely structured, quite tight in youth. With time all those forward primary fruit flavours will round out to fill the palate. A pretty and remarkably delicate wine.
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