2012 Inkwell Road to Joy - Shiraz Primitivo
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
Tasted: July 2014