Katnook Prodigy Shiraz 2019
Katnook Prodigy is created from small parcels of premium Shiraz grapes, sourced from the estate’s terra rossa vineyards that consistently produce exceptional fruit with outstanding depth of flavour and firm tannin structures.Coonawarra received good winter rains, which set up the vines well for the growing season. Temperatures during the growing season were warm with minimal heat spikes, the steady temperatures continued through vintage. There was minimal vintage rains, which reduced any pressure of disease.
Matured for 19 months in 40% new French oak, this wine displays a seamless blend of rich fruit and extended oak maturation.
This wine would match well with lamb backstrap with roasted new potatoes, or try a roasted beetroot salad with pumpkin and pine nuts.
Medium crimson with magenta hue.
This cool-climate shiraz displays classic aromatics, bright blue fruits, Danish, compote, a touch of cedar, the aromatics are inviting. There is a lovely umami note that balances the fruit aromatics beautifully.
This is a lively shiraz, that dances on the palate. Bright, rich fruits, such as blueberry and mulberry are supported by complexing flavours of sandalwood and spice. Bitter chocolate tannins that make the palate feel luxurious, the wine is supple yet has a long line and drive – this is a supremely elegant cool climate shiraz.
This is a beautiful shiraz which will continue to grow 15+ years.