As expected, the colour is dense – crimson with purple highlights–and the nose exotic: initially musky florals, moving into opulent blueberry/blackberry aromas with white and black pepper plus the scent of black tea (the ripe tannins) and freshly cut cigars (children under 18 are not permitted to inhale this wine). On tasting it has a firm entry with tight tannins in the front to mid-palate opening into rich flavours of blue- and blackberries, black tea (plus cigar?) and a softer almost caressing exit. The personality of the vintage shows clearly in the attractive balance of the fruit versus savoury characters and a refined, ethereal texture.
View cellaring information >
You must be a registered Dry River customer to purchase wine online.