James Halliday - "Potent blackcurrant and bay leaf aromas lead into a full-bodied palate, tannins a positive feature adding a note to 'take me seriously'."
“Shiraz and McLaren Vale”. A famous pairing. But why the connection? Shiraz in McLaren Vale grows well, always ripens, and with correct vineyard management, produces wines of great depth, flavour and structure.
Every winery needs an attention seeking, exaggerated, overly emotional, dramatic, diva. Sometimes it’s the winemaker, sometimes the boss, or sometimes a family member! Fortunately not here, so we had to create one.
The Muscat grape has a unique flavour that once tried is never forgotten. It is probably the only grape that produces wine with the same aroma as the grape itself. Sweet Muscats have the flavours of raisins and oranges.
James Halliday - "Full-bodied in every respect: black fruits, new oak, dark chocolate, licorice, plum, blackberry, cedar and ripe tannins. Savoury nuances appear briefly, then swallowed up in the swarm of rich flavours."
‘The Oddball’ is always made in small volumes no matter which vintage, however the 2015 vintage is a rarity in itself due to a massive crop wipeout.
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