Hugh Hamilton The Oddball Saperavi 750ml 2016
Awards: 94 Points Halliday Wine Companion
Region: McLaren Vale, South Australia
Units Per Case: 6
Dense and intense. Readily evolving in the glass to reveal ever more nuance and complexity. Highly spiced with mustard seed and cumin. The palate has the kind of assertive texture that indicates strong cellaring potential. This all-encompassing palate is monolithic, intense and dramatic. There is both tension and poise here.
We continue to lead the (yes, rather modest) Australian charge with this exotic Georgian grape - after 11 vintages we can legitimately claim to be the most experienced Saperavi makers in the country. But we’re still learning...