Sanguine Estate Inception Shiraz 2019
Region: Heathcote - Victoria
Sanguine Estate vineyard and winery was established in 1997 by Tony Hunter and his family in Heathcote, not far from Mt Ida. The vineyard grew rapidly over the following years to 55 acres by 2002. Today, Tony's son Mark continues this family tradition as vigneron and winemaker in conjunction with his sister Jodi as CEO.
50 acres has been planted to Shiraz whilst 5 acres (affectionately referred to as the fruit salad block) has 8 different varieties to test what else ie other than Shiraz. The varieties include Chardonnay, Viognier, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Tempranillo and one variety that is unknown in Australia.
A deep, intense wine, offering dark fruit and mocha notes. All balanced by a well placed freshness on the mid palate.