2020 Houghton Premium Release Shiraz
Drawing upon grapes from the best wine growing regions of Western Australia, our Houghton Premium Release range combines true varietal expression with contemporary winemaking techniques, resulting in a quality selection of wines to be discovered and enjoyed.
The 2020 vintage in Frankland River was marked by persistent warm and dry conditions A drier than average Winter and
little to no rain in Spring in the preceding year resulted in a high quality, low yielding crop The commencement of harvest was the earliest on record
Colour: Vibrant dark red with a youthful purple hue
Nose: Highly aromatic with enticing aromas of violets, mulberries and boysenberries with lifted cardamom and white pepper spices
French oak maturation adds layers of coffee and vanillin
Palate: vibrant and supple palate shows blueberry and cherry characters with pepper and vanillin oak spice The palate is long and supple with very fine tannin and exceptional length