The Pillar Box Red has brooding, blackberry fruit and dried mint aromas intermingled with dark chocolate, licorice, hints of pepper and cedar on the nose. The palate exhibits flavors of fresh black and blueberry fruit, toasted dark spice and hints of spearmint. A well balanced, seamless wine with soft, persistent tannins.
The first Pillar Box was erected in Australia after thhe introduction of postage stamps in the 1850’s. Several of these elaborately designed receivers still exist as stoic reminders of a time when beauty could be found in the most mundane – even in the posting of one’s letters. Awash with fruit and flavours the Pillar Box Red combines Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot into a wine which, in its first vintage, Robert Parker dubbed "one of the great wine bargains of the world”. Beautiful but definitely not mundane.Pillar Box Red has a dark colour and a vibrant purple hue, with aromas of fresh blueberry fruit, liquorice, dried mint and cinnamon oak undertones.The palate is dense and juicy, with flavours of fresh blackcurrant and herry combined with aniseed, dried thyme and mocha oak characters. The wine is rich and full bodied, well balanced and seamless with soft, persistent tannins