Mount Langi Ghiran Grampians Cliff Edge Shiraz 2016
Deep red/black with crimson hues.
Deep and rich red/black fruits perfumed with blue flowers and complex spice.
Rich and lush, this bolder edition of Cliff Edge is deeply layered with tangy red and black fruits, dark chocolate, pepper/musk spice and fragrant violet perfumes. Its fuller body fosters some new oak complexity, gently elevating each aromatic and structural component in the wine.
The 2016 Cliff Edge Shiraz is rich, flowing and long, underpinned by fine, chewy tannins. The finish is clean and defined, with mouth-watering mineral freshness typically reflective of Langi’s granite terrain.
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Fruit is unashamedly rich, deep, bold and highly fragrant. Concentration and power gives way to a suite of seductive spices that are both intriguing and exciting, straddling the lines of musk and pepper. The distinct red and blue flowers of the Langi vineyard are ever-present, but are at one with the lush fruit, bringing great perfume to the party.
The structure is unique; the fine, powdery, slightly savoury structure juxtaposes the rich, sweet, spicy fruit creating a balance of boldness and elegance. The sheer generosity of this wine makes it ready to drink now, while the less-ripe tannins and firmness of structure suggests this wine has a long future to settle into as well.
The grapes are from the Mount Langi Ghiran vineyard, with an approximate vine age of 25 years, and harvested between February & March 2016 by machine and hand.
Maturation completed using open fermenters, plunged, whole berry and whole bunch fermentation, including pigeage via foot-stomping. 100% French Oak, 35% New. Winery Notes
Reviews & Accolades
"Deep, youthful purple/red colour. The bouquet is dark chocolate and vanilla, spice and licorice, as well as a little pepper, while the palate is focused, tight and refined, with very good length and elegance. Medium to full-body. The tannins are fine and supple, and it’s very approachable now."
92 Points - Huon Hooke, The Real Review, April 2018
|Brand||Mount Langi Ghiran|
|Country of Manufacture||Australia|
|Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price||$32.99|