Introducing the Thistledown Cunning Plan Shiraz 2020, a masterpiece from the sunbathed vineyards of Australia. This Shiraz is a celebration of the 2020 vintage, a year that yielded grapes of exceptional quality and character, perfect for crafting a Shiraz that embodies the essence of Australian winemaking. Sourced from select vineyards known for their rich soils and ideal growing conditions, this wine is a reflection of Thistledown’s dedication to creating expressive and memorable wines.
Thistledown, renowned for its meticulous approach to winemaking, presents the Cunning Plan Shiraz as a testament to the varietal’s robustness and versatility. This wine is a result of a harmonious blend of traditional techniques and innovative practices, ensuring a Shiraz that is both authentic in flavor and modern in appeal.
Upon pouring, the Thistledown Cunning Plan Shiraz 2020 reveals a deep, inviting ruby color, promising a rich and indulgent experience. The nose is immediately greeted with an enticing array of aromas: ripe blackberries and plums, elegantly intertwined with notes of licorice, warm spices, and a subtle hint of oak.
The palate experience is equally captivating. The Cunning Plan Shiraz unfolds a complex array of flavors – luscious dark fruits at the forefront, seamlessly blended with nuances of chocolate, vanilla, and a gentle peppery spice. The texture is velvety and full-bodied, with well-structured tannins that provide depth and a lasting finish. The wine’s natural acidity adds a delightful brightness, making each sip both refreshing and deeply satisfying.