Old vines with an average age of more than 60 years. Rich, sandy soils over deep red clay. Cold soak and extended maceration. Aged 20 months in French and American oak barrels (100% new). GRAPES 100% Shiraz. Picked: March 2–3, 2003. TASTING NOTES Aroma: Blackcurrant, mulberry and chocolate with hints of licorice and spice. Taste: Dark berry fruit with firm tannins. DRINK BY DATE Best after 2009.