Identity Barossa Valley Shiraz 2015
OVERVIEW A deep, complex and full-bodied Barossa Shiraz with velvety tannins, great length and excellent cellaring potential.
COLOUR Purple with garnet and red hues.
AROMA The nose shows plum and heady spice aromas with notes of chocolate
TASTE This is a rich and generous wine, perfectly balanced and showcasing plum, clove and spice flavours.
ENJOY WITH Hearty beef dishes.
IDEAL DRINKING WINDOW Now - 2026 |
HARVEST DATE 15th February, 2015
BOTTLING DATE June 2016 | RELEASE DATE August 2016 | REGION Barossa | GRAPE VARIETIES Shiraz 100%
VINEYARDS Premium fruit was selected from a single heritage vineyard on the banks of Jacob’s Creek.
VINTAGE CONDITIONS Good winter rain was followed by the driest spring in a decade and a summer that changed from cool to hot. Premium fruit resulted, with the reds strongly coloured and richly flavoured.
WINEMAKING Hand harvested and fermented in 300 litre barrels with 20% whole bunch. Warm soaked and slow start to ferment using wild yeast. Crushed using historic hand operated crusher. Hand plunged and pressed using a historic wooden press. Matured in a single new America oak barrel.
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