An temple to flavour, an overdramatic diva, and a crossbreed born from the Church Block. Mary's chosen her favourite rapscallions and reprobates for the season. Meet them today...
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We continue to lead the Australian charge with this exotic Georgian grape - after 11 vintages, we can legitimately claim to be the most experienced Saperavi makers in the country. But we’re still learning... (94 Points)
James Halliday - "A sumptuous wine manifest with a slinky, svelte approach to tannin management. A saving grace in a region where wines are too often massacred by excessive pH adjustment and poor oak handling. Kudos!" (94 Points)
James Halliday - " Rich black fruits, dark chocolate and licorice on the bouquet, then a sumptuously rich, layered palate, its balance and length exemplary."
James Halliday - "From youngish 25yo vines, this is my favourite. Exemplary poise across billowing black fruit flavours, violet, deli meats and judicious, albeit, assertive oak handling." (95 Points)
It began nearly two centuries ago. Our family planted grape vines in South Australia in 1837 and made the first wine in the colony. Those vine cuttings arrived, dipped in wax. ‘Pure Black’ carries our Hamilton family story into the 6th generation.