Deep crimson with violet hues. Intense aromas of red and blue fruits, ripe plums and morello cherries are lifted by notes of exotic florals and stone-fruits, with mocha and bitter chocolate nuances. The palate shows rich, lush and juicy wild berry and satsuma plum flavors, with a hint of anise and kirsch; velvety, fine-grained tannins provide texture and length for a beautifully svelte finish.
Blend: 69% Shiraz, 20% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre, 5% Viognier
"A 68/13/6/5% blend of shiraz, grenache, viognier (co-fermented) and mourvedre; 100% 2-5-year-old French oak. Vivid purple-crimson; fragrant, almost flowery bouquet, Schillings Block diagonally opposite Hill of Grace; supple red cherry/plum; very fine tannins."
Australian Wine Companion
"Also a blend of Shiraz, Grenache, Viognier and Mourvedre, the 2012 Henry’s Seven has a deep garnet-purple color and opens with a wonderfully perfumed nose of violets and lavender over a core of black raspberries, black cherries and red currants plus some spice cake and cinnamon toast nuances. Medium to full-bodied and bursting with gorgeous, mouth-filling red berry flavors, it has crisp acid and a low to medium level of soft tannins before finishing long."
The Wine Advocate