Dark and impenetrable with deep Purple hues. Tight and intriguing bouquet of; dark cherry, mineral, espresso, cinnamon, roasted meats and potpourri notes. The palate opens gently with refined definition, nicely accentuated by a
solid core of fruit weight without heaviness. Excellent balance of tannins and acid as it stays true to its Central Victorian terroir.
Cellaring potential of 8+ years.
"A wine of finesse, this strikes an enticing balance between crisp tannins and the supple, generous texture underneath, sporting gorgeous blueberry, blackberry and plum fruit that picks up hints of red pepper and garrigue as the finish lingers. Drink now through 2016. 360 cases imported."
"Deep garnet with a hint of purple, the 2006 Max's Garden Shiraz has evolving scents of warm plums, blackberry compote and creme de cassis with hints of dried mulberries and spice cake. Full-bodied with a good amount of spicy, expressive black berry flavors, it has a good line of crisp acid and a medium level of velvety tannins, finishing long. Delicious now, it should cellar a further 4-6 years+."
The Wine Advocate
"Inky ruby. Intensely perfumed nose displays spicy red berries, dark cherry and smoky minerals. Fresh and juicy, with vibrant raspberry and sweet cherry flavors, silky texture and fully absorbed tannins. A racy, sharply focused style that finishes with refreshing lift and cut."
International Wine Cellar