Brick Kiln 2013 (Wine Companion)

Fermented in 2-tonne open fermenters for 10 days, basket-pressed, 20 months in American (80%) and French hogsheads (30% new). Deep, inky colour; an unashamedly full-bodied shiraz with black fruits, licorice, bitter chocolate and a swish of oak all contributing, easily dealing with the challenge the tannins might have otherwise posed. 1000 dozen made. 94 Points

Wine Companion