The first wine we ever made and sold was called ‘The Futures Shiraz’. It was exclusive to friends and family on a ‘pay now and we’ll deliver in two years’ arrangement. In all honesty, it was simply that we needed the cash when we started to ensure that we did in fact have a future! This ‘Futures’ wine is a toast to the faith of those friends and family who believed in our dream every bit as much as we did. It bears the same name as that original wine, and carries all of its spirited character. True to its origins, Futures Shiraz is sourced from a small number of Barossa vineyards that produce low yielding and highly concentrated fruit. This is an eminently enjoyable wine now, but will handsomely reward with cellar maturation.
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PETER LEHMANN Futures Shiraz 2011/2012
- Colour: Deep red-black.
- Aroma: Spicy plum and chocolate.
- Palate: Blackcurrant, bramble fruit, mocha and dark chocolate.
- Finish: Balanced and long.
- Food Pairings: Roast beef, grilled steak, hearty casseroles such as braised ox tail or lamb shanks.