Lynx Shiraz 2017
- 100% Shiraz
- Black currant and almond nose leads through to spice palate with white pepper and liquorice
- Rich, cigar box finish
- Have with Beef Ragu
- Harvested early in the morning and cold soaked for 6 days at 11˚C
- Fermentation over 8 days with 5 punch downs a day
- 7 days post-ferment maceration
After the harvesting of the grapes the must has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the must was oaked for 12 months in French, European and American (20%) oak, 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.
Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 3-7 years.
Platters Wine Guide: 87 Points