Boasting the big-flavoured style of McLaren Vale Shiraz but with surprising elegance, and raspberry and blackberry fruitiness. The year spent ageing in small, American oak barrels has added complex mint and chocolate notes to the palate. Delicious with roast beef, lamb or gourmet sausages.
One of the few wines to be made using a basket press which gently presses the fermenting grapes extracting only the favoured soft tannins and rich flavours. The Reynella Winery is the site of oldest wine business in South Australia, established by John Reynell in 1838. After passing through several hands, the Hardy family purchased the business in 1982. Hardys association with Reynella dates from 1850 when pioneer and founder Thomas Hardy, worked for John Reynell during his first six months in Australia.