2012 Inkwell Road to Joy - Shiraz Primitivo

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Wine Will Eat Itself - review by Jeremy Pringle (in memoriam)

The blend is 85%/15% respectively. Wild ferment as is the case with each of these Inkwell releases. Twenty-one months in French and American hogsheads.

Purple fruits, plum pudding, Old Jamaican chocolate and vanilla with baking spice. The acidity feels slightly heightened here with the tannins very tightly-knit and working their way into the picture as the wine progresses. Impressive dynamics and a real sense of synergy between the grapes. 92

Region: McLaren Vale
Alcohol: 14.6%
Closure: Screwcap
Price: $25
Tasted: July 2014