My hunch was that the most ancient grape on the planet, Saperavi, would make for a unique union with McLaren Vale’s prized Shiraz. The elixir was covertly blended and like other ‘black operations’ a Pandora’s box of flavour was opened. A wine for KGB, CIA and civilians. Seek & embrace the unusual
At the Western end of our Black Sheep Block is a pocket of Shiraz that lands a mighty punch of meaty-spiciness that couples perfectly with our exotic Saperavi. Contrasting, but complimentary and complex, this has fast become the backbone of the Black Ops Blend.
Now through 10 years
White pepper, dried ginger, raspberry and cinnamon. Violets and rye soaked in soy sauce, sandalwood and black olives.
Full bodied, intense in character and texture. An exotic and delicious printers’ ink full of tales of daring along the spice road.
Team it up with a classic Reuben Sandwich; perhaps swap out the corned beef for smoky beetroot to match the mix.