The Harem range simply put is the second label for Jamsheed. Harem is Gary’s way to experiment a bit with vineyards for future single vineyard programs. When Dr. Jamie Goode opines that “The less expensive Harem series deliver pure vinous pleasure”, it is La Syrah’s kind of charm to which he is referring.
This is a blend of Upper Goulburn (60%) and Yarra Valley (40%) Syrah, fermented incorporating 80% whole bunches and indigenous yeasts, aged in new and older 500L puncheons and bottled unfined and unfiltered 8 months after picking. This is the most structured vintage to date, further stamping its credentials of impeccable value.
Bright purple. Fragrant scent of black and blue fruits, olive paste and smoky Indian spices. Shows typical syrah character, with appealing sweetness, smokiness and spiciness to its cassis, cherry and liquorice flavours. The subtle tannic finish repeats the smoky note and shows very good focus.
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