The expression of Shiraz from the temperate Margaret River region combines the ripeness and opulence of warmer climates with the spice and elegance typical of cooler ones. Howard Park’s 2016 Leston Shiraz is a fine example of this appealing style. Generous aromas of black plums provide a luscious richness, complimented by the inviting mocha and cocoa notes of French oak. Hints of ginger, anise and pepper add elegance and spice. Round in texture, the palate’s soft red berry fruits and plush mouthfeel is refreshed by chewy, vibrant tannins.