The name comes from an old shearing shed on the property that is home to tiny fruit bats that live in the old hessian wool sacks. This wine features a spicy, earthy bouquet; the medium to full-bodied palate has tension and movement, and notes of herb, spice and earth on the finish of a wine with X-factor.
Restrained purple and red fruits are nicely balanced with appealing floral notes of rose petal and exotic savoury spices of turmeric, paprika and cumin. The palate is linear and with lovely fruit purity. Bright mixed berry and plum characters open to layers of complexity including cooked red meat, black olive, Turkish delight and spice. It's medium to full bodied with a great balance of power and impressive minerality and structure. The fine, grippy fruit tannins are layered and build through the palate for along finish and are a real feature of the wine. Bottle aging will serve this wine well and decanting prior to serving is recommended.