Hugo Wines Reserve shiraz


Vintage 2015.  ABV. 14%

Full, bold and flavour packed and yet so balanced. The aromas are pretty and persistent

2015. 95 points J.H.

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Hugo Wines Reserve shiraz

Tasting notes
Intense, violet/blue with ruby highlights.
Clean, with lifted, fresh, dark berry fruit esters, leading to a developed bouquet that includes notes
of black pepper, molasses and vanilla.
Clean and intense, featuring volumes of juicy, black currant, blood plum and dark cherry fruit
elements that are enhanced by the lingering complex flavours and divers characteristics
experienced in the mouthfeel. In addition, displaying excellent fruit/acid/tannin balance which is
achieved by the careful use of quality oak and individual barrel selection of old vine, dry grown fruit,
source exclusively from the family estate.
Fermentation 6 days over skins then barrel fermented and matured in 65% French and 35%
American oak hogsheads.
40% New Oak, remaining balance 1-3 year old barrels.
Careful Barrel selection then used for final wine

48 year old dry grown Shiraz Vines
(First Shiraz vines planted on the Hugo Estate by John Hugo in 1969)
Low yielding vines which produce the best Fruit on the Hugo Estate.
The 4 Acre ‘Old vine’ Shiraz vines sit 170 metres above sea level
Grapes are handpicked & sorted