February 18, 2018 - Beautiful! Just like the last time I tasted it a couple of years ago. The best of Aussie GSM. But I doubt it will get any better, so drink up! Be sure to decant, there was a lot of sediment in the bottle. And it took about an hour to open up after decanting.
December 24, 2014 - Very much as previous note but starting to fade. Still (just) in the excellent class but should be drunk up over the next year. My last.
March 2, 2014 - Benefited from 2.5 hour decant and being served at good room temperature.
Aroma of baked plum and berry fruits. Blackcurrant and red fruits on the palate, dense with a dash of tar and vegetal and capsicum traces giving both a mature feel and grip to this splendid and fairly complex wine. Good length.
Fully mature with another year or two ahead of it at this level.
November 14, 2012 - Beautiful nose. Strawberry and plum with balanced acidity. Great wine.
October 7, 2011 - I am really enjoying this.. getting some sour plum... a touch of earthiness... well balanced and soft on the tongue...
August 1, 2011 - consistent with notes of 2-5-2011
May 17, 2011 - Decent enough, but I didn't notice the grenache as much as expected. Seemed heavier on Syrah (and the earthiness of the Mourvedre).
April 28, 2011 - Wonderful nose of Strawberry and fruit with hints of earthiness; nice fruit on tase with good balance and long finish.
April 1, 2011 - consistent with prior notes
February 5, 2011 - Tar and earth on the nose, and suprisingly bright strawberry, blackberry, tart cherry taste. Good length and depth. Better than expected, this is ready now and need minimal decant.