The story of the Henschke family and their wines has almost as many layers and facets as a great vintage of Mt Edelstone or Hill of Grace Shiraz: this is one producer for whom the descriptor ‘New World’ seems utterly inappropriate in anything but geographical terms.
Very deep crimson in colour. The nose is concentrated and complex, with sweet lifted ripe aromas of spicy blackberries, blueberries and prunes, with hints of chocolate, anise and tar. The palate is sweet, ripe and lush, concentrated and complex, with intense blackberry fruits, plum, anise, cedar and tar. The texture is fleshy with silky layered tannins, excellent balance and great length.
FOOD MATCHING NOTE
Veal albondigas with white beans.