Nice complexity on the nose. Cherry, raspberry, blackberry and very well integrated oak. Palate has good structure but is powerful and intense as well. Perhaps maybe just a touch of acid sticking out on the palate to disrupt what is otherwise a wine with a very long life ahead of it. Cam Wheeler, Appellation Australia.
Full purple-red; a seamlessly smooth bouquet with perfectly ripened and balanced fruit woven through with subtle oak introduces a marvellously elegant wine, long and finely structured with gentle cassis and cedar. (An exceptional, picture book vintage in which every part of the season was exactly as it should be. Genuinely one of the great vintages of the twentieth century). James Halliday.