Region Australia, Victoria, Port Phillip, Sunbury
Variety Shiraz, Syrah
Size 750 ml
Serving temperature 18/20°C
Pairing beef, lamb, game (venison, deer), poultry
A bold shiraz, aromatic, white pepper, raspberry and spice aromas, supple mineral texture and fine but firm tannins.
Vinification in open fermenters, with a small portion barrel fermented
Maturing new (20%) and old French oak for 12 to 15 months
The family-run winery prioritises sustainable practices, using the same bluestone winery that Johnston built 150+ years ago, as well as solar power, waste water and methods that protect soil structure, maintain carbon levels and benefit the surrounding environment.
For over 40 years, Pat’s approach to winemaking has been resolutely founded on a respect for the site’s history, a dedication to craft and a commitment to producing wines that reflect the terroir of Craiglee.