Hugh Hamilton Oddball The Great Icon Saperavi 750ml 2016
Awards: 95 Points Halliday Wine Companion 2020
“Toned by the highest quality fruit among the estate’s holdings, this showcases all virtues of this ancient variety, especially when put to work in a warm climate. A flow of purple flowers, boysenberry and cola. Emphatic across the palate with a broad stroke of gritty tannin. Simple, I suppose, in its visceral delivery. But, so delicious!”
Region: McLaren Vale, South Australia
Units Per Case: 6
Molasses, cherry wood, baked raspberries, tar, rosebuds and spice. Tremendous poise between fruit weight and tannin; fruit-rich and yet somehow savoury at the same time. Loads of tart cherries and cherry wood. Tobacco pouch and earthiness.
We wondered what would happen if we took only the best barrels of Saperavi. Pull the cork to find out.’