A surprisingly elegant nose reflecting the cooler vintage, showing regionally distinctive ripe black and red fruits with clove spice highlights, which are classic Centenary Hill trademarks. The carefully selected oak add cedar and a touch of char that rounds out the nose. Full bodied, yet soft and supple, the wine shows ripe berry fruit flavors that contribute to a richly textured mid-palate. Fine grained tannins and well integrated stylish oak show the benefits of bottle maturation. Well balanced acidicty allows the wine to retain freshness and line for a long, fine finish.
In 1847, along the banks of Jacob’s Creek in Australia's Barossa wine region, Johann Gramp planted his first vineyard. His vision was to create great tasting wines that reflect the true character of the grapes and the land. To this day Jacob's Creek lives and breathes this vision by producing wines that showcase how each grape variety expresses itself when shaped by the soil and the sun of Australia.
Centenary Hill is Selected from a handful of low yielding vineyards in close proximity to the creek in Rowland Flat.The type of fruit sought for Centenary Hill Shiraz is often found in Koch’s Willandra vineyard, where some of the vines exceed 90 years.