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Kay Brothers Hillside Shiraz 2020 (McLaren Vale)

Kay Brothers Hillside Shiraz 2020 (McLaren Vale)

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The Kay Brothers Hillside Shiraz 2020 vintage release is a vibrant, sophisticated wine that will captivate your palate with its decadent depth of flavour. Rich and concentrated dark fruits, umami, black olive tapenade and chocolate infuse the senses, while the gritty, textured tannins linger on the finish. This exquisite Shiraz exhibits a deep ruby hue and alluring aromas of dark purple fruits, black currant and dried herbs, making it an elegant, tasteful and exclusive choice.

Wine Specifications

Variety: Shiraz

Size: 750mL

Region: McLaren Vale

ABV: 14%

Vintage: 2020

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Winery & Vintage Info

The Hillside vineyard was established in 1992 using cuttings from the century old Block 6. A classic example of full bodied McLaren Vale Shiraz. Unlike Block 6, the Hillside Shiraz allows Kay Brothers to pick various parcels of fruit so as to assemble the best blend possible.

Block 11, located at the top of the hill, has shallow sandy loam soil over limestone and sandstone. These vines are very exposed to the wind and sun. As a consequence, the vines mature earlier in most years and tend to be low yielding, with intense fruit concentration and powerful tannins.

The rest of the Hillside Shiraz is located farther down the hill, in New Block 6, where dark chocolate loam and clay soil dispersed with quartz and ironstone over silty limestone. The New Block 6 component provides the finesse and elegance to the overall blend with savoury flavours and tight structure. The blend of these two vineyards balances each other extremely well.

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