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Parson's Flat Shiraz / Cabernet 2015


The 2015 Parson’s Flat has lively aromas of black cherry, licorice and cinnamon which follow through to the palate. There are mocha flavors as well. Excellent tannins and a fresh, minty finish.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The fruit for this wine was sourced from our family vineyards in Padthaway. These vines are grown in various soil types including red loam, black loam and deep sand over limestone. Each parcel is harvested at optimum ripeness and then fermented on skins for approximately seven days. The wines are matured for a period of 18 months and 30% of the wine is matured with French oak.

Serving Hints
This wine is best served at room temperature with hard cheeses, meat pizza or Italian Meatballs and spaghetti.

PRODUCER: Henry’s Drive Vignerons
COUNTRY: Australia
REGION: Padthaway
GRAPE VARIETY: 70% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALCOHOL:  14.5%

Press Highlights

2007: 91 Pts Wine Advocate #192, Dec. 2010
2006: 91 Pts Wine Advocate, Dec. 2009
2005: 92 Pts Wine Enthusiast, Aug. 2009
2005: 91 Pts Wine Advocate, March 2009
2005: 90 Pts Wine Spectator, Oct. 2008

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