L Block Shiraz

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Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier combines the vision of Anthony J. Terlato, the founder of luxury importer and marketer Terlato Wines International, and Michel Chapoutier, the esteemed Rhône grower and vintner whose compelling wines have been exalted by critics around the world. The L Block Shiraz brings Michel Chapoutier's single parcel approach to the renowned Malakoff vineyard for the first time. This dry farmed "L" shaped block on a south exposed slope, has unique shale and iron rich soil which creates incredible complexity in the wine.

Wine Notes
Color: 
Bright ruby
Aroma: 
Complex, intense blueberry and wild cherry , hints of chocolate and mint.
Taste: 
Black cherry and plum with eucalyptus and white pepper spice. Full bodied with juicy tannins and a lingering finish.
Fact Sheet
Grape Variety: 
Shiraz
Alcohol Level: 
13.50%
Length/Type of Fermetation: 
Destemmed and fermented in cement or stainless steel tanks. The maceration lasts 3 weeks in order to extract soft but persistent tannin structure.
Length/Type of Aging: 
100% aged in French oak for 18 months.