2016 Mount Pleasant Mountain B Medium Bodied Dry Red

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Gentle, inviting Hunter red, beautifully balanced with nothing out of place.

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Mountain B may sound more like a boringly-named Himalayan peak but it is part of the new approach to marking out unique blocks in the Mount Pleasant vineyards, and blending them into light, medium and full-bodied releases.

The Mountain B Shiraz is no B side but a simply delicious, velvety mid-weight red with both sweet and savoury characteristics.

There's a bit of everything here with nothing overblown; some aromatic red fruits, touch of herbalness and earth, gentle tannins, balanced acidity. The sum of many parts, a fitting tribute to the skills of Maurice O'Shea.

The Mountain Range wines pay homage to O'Shea's talent as a master blender. He had an astounding ability to make and recognise small unique parcels. And depending on what style they were, light bodied, medium bodied or full-bodied, O'Shea gave each of them different code names: Mountain B, Mountain C, Mountain A and Mountain D.

Amazingly intense red and black fruits combine with spice to create a beautiful and complex aroma. Powerful fruits come to the fore, with perfect acid and tannin balance providing an exhilarating intensity and length.

Region: Hunter Valley, NSW
Blend: Shiraz (100%)
ABV: 13%
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95 Points - "Slow to its feet but it does get there, and then it's something. Plum, raspberry, roasted nut and licorice strap flavours brood their way through the palate, aided by spice, tempered by tannin. It's lumbering in a good way; it's both deep and fresh, and for now would prefer that you allowed it some sleep." -Campbell Mattinson (Halliday Wine Companion 2020)

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