Best's Great Western 2005 Thomson Family Shiraz
Colour Beautiful deep purple hues.
Bouquet Ripe and generous fruit on the nose, deep dark berries. Varietal shiraz grape aromas.
Palate Rich and detailed, layers of complex, finely interwoven fruit and tannin supported ably by fine French oak. Long and powerful finish with soft crumbling tannins.
Cellaring 12 – 25 years
Vintage A bellow average winter rainfall in 2004 meant that yields were restricted as the vines struggled to find water. Welcome summer rains arrived and brought about an even, low stress ripening period.