The 5OS PROJECT Team is fast developing a reputation for pushing the boundaries, challenging convention and tipping the science of winemaking on its rather bloated and dogmatic head. The ‘Black Bunny’ is one rogue rabbit; the unlikely love child of a high quality batch of McLaren Vale Shiraz and the runaway French variety of Gewurtztraminer thriving Down Under.
“Now it’s in bottle and strutting around like a first round draft pick, everyone at McLaren Vale Winemakers is taking credit for the concept and also trying to justify why its tastes so bloody good from a very precarious scientific angle. Whatever or whomever, this is a seriously good glass of wine, everything we're trying to achieve within the 5OS PROJECT is encapsulated in this bottle. Enjoy anytime over the next 10 years”.
Steve Grimley - Winemaker
Just starting to look its age, and all the better for it. Musky, Fronti type aromas leap out of the glass, with a hint of aged Riesling character in amongst it all as well. I really like the viscosity of the palate, heaps of texture but there’s a citrus tartness that whips it back into shape just when it feels like it’s about to spread. Can’t imagine this jumps off the shelf, but in fairness it probably should. Should hang in there for a couple more years as well. Nice drink.
Steve Grimely - Wine MakerView full product details