Trophy "Best Shiraz" 2018 Winewise Small Vignerons Awards
Gold Medal - 2018 MPVA Wine Show
Montalto Pennon Hill Shiraz bursts with sweet primary fruit aromas of raspberries, blueberries and plums and a complex array of fragrances including liquorice, black olives, pepper, nutmeg and cloves.
Juicy red fruits merge with some meaty, savoury and spicy notes and are well supported by the gentle French oak. The tannins in our Pennon Hill Shiraz are youthful and fine and the palate has a rich and balanced presence with a moreish acidity providing drive and length.
The 2016 Montalto Estate Shiraz offers a complex array of fragrances including liquorice, black olives, pepper, nutmeg and cloves that combine with brooding black and blue fruits.
There's a gentle whole bunch fragrance and a nuance of dried herb adding to the complexity.
On the palate, the primary fruit flavours merge with some meaty and spicy notes and are well supported by soft French oak. The tannins are youthful and fine and the palate is rich and balanced with a long savoury finish.
Food match: Lamb Rack with Garlic and Rosemary