Another stellar vintage from Hundred Acre, the 2017 Wraith is pushing hard for the perfect score attained by its predecessors. All in due time, no doubt, as this is already a stunning expression that promises to evolve with steady grace for several decades to come. The bouquet smolders with spicy cumin seed, fenugreek and cinnamon. The rich, full-bodied palate delivers blackcurrant cordial and blueberry pie with iron ore on a bed of red roses and red fruit highlights. Silken tannins, seamless freshness, and an endless finish round out this highly collectible creation from Jayson Woodbridge.
Deep garnet, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Wraith jumps with spicy scents of cumin seed, clove oil, cinnamon stick and fenugreek, leading to a core of prunes, blueberry pie and blackcurrant cordial, with touches of iron ore and red roses. The rich, full-bodied palate layers in red fruit nuances with a structure that is wonderfully elegant and ethereal, delivering silken tannins, seamless freshness and a long-lasting firework display for a finish.