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The Gravel Block
Shiraz

The Gravel Block takes its name from the small free-draining gravel soil block which overlooks a small valley. The mature, low yielding vines of The Gravel Block consistently produce high quality fruit.

2014

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste
Red berries with hints of violet, chocolate and spice.
Food
Enjoy red meats and game.
Cellar
Drink now. Cellar to 15 years.
Approach
Matured in French oak and left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Vine age at harvest
25 years
Clone
PT23, 1654
Harvest date
22 March & 9 April
Closure
DIAM
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single Cordon
Alc/Vol
14%
Cellar potential
15 years

2013

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Red berries with hints of violet, chocolate and spice.

Food

Enjoy with red meats and game.

Cellar

Drink now. Will benefit from additional bottle age.

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Vine age at harvest
15
Clone
PT 23, 1654
Harvest date
6 & 7 April
Closure
DIAM Composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single Cordon
Alc/Vol
13.5%
Cellar potential
Will benefit from additional bottle age

2012

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Red berries and hints of chocolate and spice.

Food

Enjoy with red meats and game.

Cellar

Will benefit from additional bottle age.

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
2
Vine age at harvest
14 years
Clone
PT23, 1654
Harvest date
11 April
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single Cordon
Alc/Vol
12%
Cellar potential
Will benefit from additional bottle age

2010

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Complex spice character and fine tannin finish.

Food

Enjoy with red meat and game.

Cellar

Drink now after decanting. Will benefit from additional bottle age. Drink to 2020.

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
4
Vine age at harvest
12 years
Harvest date
25 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single cordon
Alc/Vol
13%
Cellar potential
drink to 2020

2009

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Complex dark chocolate and spice character with good length and fine tannin finish.

Food

Enjoy with red meat and game.

Cellar

Drink now after decanting. Will benefit from additional bottle age. Drink to 2030.

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered to maximise colour and flavour.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
1
Vine age at harvest
11 years
Harvest date
25 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single cordon
Alc/Vol
15.0%
Cellar potential
drink to 2030

2006

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Complex dark chocolate and spice character with good length and fine tannin finish.

Food

Enjoy with red meat and game

Cellar

Drink now after decanting. Will benefit from additional bottle age

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered to maximise colour and flavour.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
2
Vine age at harvest
8 years
Harvest date
18 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single cordon
Alc/Vol
14.5
Cellar potential
5-8 yrs

2005

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Complex dark chocolate and spice character with good length and fine tannin finish.

Food

Enjoy with red meat and game.

Cellar

Drink now after decanting or cellar for up to fifteen years.

Approach

Matured in French oak and left unfiltered to maximise colour and flavour.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Shiraz
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
4
Vine age at harvest
7 years
Harvest date
11 April
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single cordon
Alc/Vol
13.5%
Cellar potential
15 yrs

Vertical Pack Information

The vertical tasting pack for The Gravel Block Shiraz contains 6 bottles – we’ll be doing this again soon – keep checking our website

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