Mother’s vineyard is situated adjacent to Chris and Tegan Tyrrell’s home and has always been known as Mother’s after Murray Tyrrell’s mother, who lived there for her entire married life. The block was planted in 2010 using cuttings from 4 Acres, Johnno’s and Old Patch, ensuring that our best Shiraz clones are preserved.
The last of the Shiraz to be harvested, on 16 February, the grapes were fermented in stainless-steel tanks. After fermentation, the wine was matured for 14 months in a single two-year-old 2,700-litre French oak cask.
Mother’s shows the dark-fruited, savoury spice aroma that is typical of the vintage. A crunchy, medium-bodied palate with only a hint of oak that is already showing great drinkability despite its youth.