It’s 100 years since a butcher from Dunolly Scotland staked his young family’s future on a patch of scrub on a Murray River bend at Karadoc in North West Victoria. Through hard work, perseverance and on occasion the instinct to back themselves and take a risk; the Forbes family have nurtured the Zilzie property into one of the largest family-owned vineyard and wineries in Australia.
Deep inky brick red.
Dark berry fruit with varietal characters of tobacco leaf and blackcurrent.
A rich, full palate with notes of cigar box and fruit cake. The integrated tannis and excellent persistence.
Osso bucco, lamb roast and soft cheeses