"The Orphan" only 4 barrels were created from grapes of a dry grown vineyard with very low yield (1/2 ton per acre) and intense flavours. The vineyard has been removed to make way for new development. After gentle crush of the grapes and controlled fermentation it was put in 3 year old French and American oak to mature for 36 month before bottling.
Fruit: Sourced in the Barossa Valley.
Colour: Dense Profound ruby hue, brilliant with high intensity.
Nose: Full bodied, rich concentrated fruit flavours of plum, black currant, liquorice and dark chocolate a mouth fill palate with firm but very spicy tannins and rolling concentrated dark cherry flavours to the finish. Great length.
Comments: Bottle may show some stains due to natural filtration. Charlie Scalzi
Recommended decanting minimum 30min prior consumption.
To be enjoyed with gamey dishes, meat, pasta and matured cheese.
Bottle may show some stains due to natural filtration.
Size: 750mL 15.1% alc/vol
Produced and Packed by: Scalzi Family