This classification is a maturing style imparting greater levels of richness and complexity; exhibiting the beginnings of the distinctive dry ‘aged oak’ characters produced from prolonged maturation in mature oak. Deep amber with tawny hues. Rich fresh raisin fruit aromas with great depth and showing some dry ‘aged oak’ characters. Great power and intense fruit with balance and elegance. There is evidence of mellow oak with the luscious lingering finish. Excellent with vintage cheddar or blue vein cheeses, dried fruit and fresh nuts or as a memorable end to a meal with freshly brewed coffee.
95 pts James Halliday Wine Companion
Campbells Rutherglen vineyards