2008 Maxwell Ellen Street Shiraz
Matured for 24 months in American oak. Totally opaque black dark red colour with deep dark red black hue. Nosing presents a very perfumed sniff of liquorice and dark chocolate followed by some mocha, vanillin oak and spice. Full bodied, opulent rich fruit flavours of liquorice, black plum and dark chocolate swamp the palate overlaid by some vanillin oak with spice on the finish. Plush, fleshy mouthfeel with velvet smooth tannins. Superb length with very long liquorice, black plum, dark chocolate and spicy vanillin oak aftertaste.
Cellar 4-5 years.