Ulithorne 2004 Frux Frugis Shiraz



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Winery/Brand: Ulithorne


A complex nose of ripe berry fruit (plum & blackberry) evident with new oak tones of vanilla and spice. The tannins are bold and the wine has a beautiful complexity that will develop with bottle age.



The Story

Machine Harvested 11th March 2004
Baume at harvest : 14.1
Ferment Allowed to rise to 30°C then cooled to 25°C. Run off and pressed to complete fermentation in barrel. Malo-lactic in barrel. Aged 18 months in barrel
(25%) New French Oak, (17%) New American Oak, (58%) lyr+ old French Oak.
Bottled December 2005.

94 Points – "Deep purple-red, lush; mouthfilling plum, blackberry and dark chocolate; positive, ripe tannins and controlled oak. Unfiltered. Drink 2019." James Halliday, The Australian Wine Companion 2007

"This estate shows no signs of dropping the baton. Far from it, they are sprinting away from the competition with some of the most fragrant and memorable fruit flavours I have ever seen." Matthew Jukes, Top 100 Best Australian Wines 2006.

The Specs

RegionMcLaren Vale, SA
PackagingGlass Bottle