History shows that Thomas Hardy first blended grapes from multiple regions in 1865. Thomas believed that blending grapes with different characteristics would complement and enhance the qualities of each region. So began Hardy’s rich blending heritage; with each new blend a unique code was created starting from A001.A truly harmonious wine, banding together shiraz from some of the greatest wine regions of Australia in order to highlight the greatest attributes of those regions in a way that complement one another. Masterful blending truly allows this wine to showcase the best of what Australia has to offer.Nearing harvest ripening was given a little boost by a bout of warm weather with some sporadic rain events. Across the three regions, the fruit was healthy and mature at complementary admirable sugar levels coming into harvest season.