A deep cherry red colour leads to a bouquet showing blackcurrant from the Cabernet, vibrant red fruits from Shiraz and Merlot and charry oak in the background. The palate shows rich plummy bright red fruits, and long, savoury tannins add complexity.
The 2014 vintage started with very hot weather but was interrupted by two days of heavy rain in mid February after which the weather settled down and we experienced wonderful Indian summer conditions for the remainder of the vintage. This allowed the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly, producing wines of exceptional quality.
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, and Merlot sourced from a cross section of vineyards throughout South Australia’s Barossa Valley.
The grapes are individually vinified to the completion of fermentation. Following blending of the varietals the wine is matured in new and old French and American hogsheads for 12 months.
Clancy’s is a wine to enjoy with friends over a bowl of Pasta with spiced veal ragu. It will always be a welcome guest at a BBQ.
Supple and appealing, with juicy wild berry and cherry flavors at the core. Cedar, spice and white pepper notes linger in the background. All the details are balanced on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. Drink now through 2026. 2,685 cases imported.–MW - Wine Spectator Magazine 89 Points