Colour: brilliant, dark ruby colour
Nose: deep with black fruits and pepper aromas
Palate: supple and greedy with silky and elegant tannins - Winery
Grapes are destemmed and then they ferment in concrete or stainless steel tanks. Maceration lasts from 2 to 3 weeks in order to allow the tannins extraction that provides a good ageing potential to the wine.
The wine is entirely aged in concrete or stainless steel tanks and it is bottled 12 months later.
Say what you will about Michel Chapoutier, he’s certainly brought an Old World style to his Australian ventures. The 2017 Mathilda Shiraz is dark and earthy, with hints of roasted meat, black olive and asphalt on the nose. Yet on the palate, there’s a New World sense of blueberry and blackberry fruit that’s ripe without being sweet yet dry and savory on the softly dusty finish. At the recommended retail of $16, it’s a solid value. - Robert Parker 88 Points
Aromas and flavors of red fruits in the raspberry and red-plum zone, and they are framed in a light and approachable palate with soft, supple tannins. Screw cap. Drink now. - James Suckling 88 Points