The gentle fruit of traditionally handled Hunter shiraz shows in this young red. Vibrant red cherry and raspberry aromas have dabs of regional earthiness and soft spice. It's medium-bodied, finely balanced and soft in tannin. (Screw cap; 13 per cent alcohol.)
Ageing? Drink over six years.
Food ideas Braised root vegetable pie; stir-fry beef with rice noodles.