The Brothers Shiraz 2007
Opaque with dark purple highlights. Saturated blood plum and blackberry fruit, with hints of dark chocolate, licorice and oak derived vanilla bean. A powerful wine with layers of dark berry fruits up front. Blood plum, black cherry, cocoa and sweet ground spice characters add complexity, with grainy fruit tannins providing texture and structure. Oak plays a supporting role, and despite the wines relative youth, is already well integrated.
After fermentation for five days using closed fermenters, the wine was aged in new American and French oak barriques for a period of 2 years.
Our 2007 The Brothers Shiraz has undergone extended maturation in both barrel and bottle for four years prior to release. This time has allowed fruit, oak and tannin to soften and integrate, to deliver a truly memorable Rutherglen Shiraz. Whilst drinking well now this wine will continue to age well up to 2020. Try alongside a tender rib eye steak with green peppercorn sauce.
"Great wine does take time, and this has certainly been a long time in making. We have hand tended ‘The Brothers’ Shiraz from vine to bottle. This wine is the pinnacle of our endeavours and the ultimate expression of Rutherglen Shiraz." - Colin Campbell