Oliver’s Taranga Vine­yards

2015 OLIVER’S TARANGA VINE­YARDS HJ McLAREN VALE SHI­RAZ

Halliday - Supplement - - Shiraz & Blends Red Hot & Rated -

RRP $60 / 2050

Hand-har­vested, Oliv­ers Old Clone planted ’48, destemmed and crushed, 3 days cold soak, wild yeast open-fer­mented, 10 days on skins, ma­tured in French hogsheads (35% new). The qual­ity of the 70yo es­tate vine­yard is im­me­di­ately ob­vi­ous, the wine with a rare mul­ti­plic­ity of aro­mas and flavours span­ning the earth and sky; old, pol­ished leather, dark cho­co­late and rich, dark fruits, all caught in a silken web of pur­ple and black fruits by ul­tra-soft, but persistent, tan­nins. 14.5% alc.

WINE­MAKER Cor­rina Wright What makes this such a spe­cial wine for you?

Named af­ter our grand­fa­ther Her­bert John (HJ) Oliver, this wine is made from the old­est block of shi­raz on the Taranga vine­yard. HJ planted the vines in 1948, af­ter tak­ing cut­tings from the orig­i­nal vines planted on the prop­erty in the 1840s.

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