Alluvial Fans Barossa Shiraz 2017
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93 points/5 stars. Sam Kim-Wine Orbit.
Beautifully lifted and inviting, the bouquet shows blackberry, dark plum, violet, mint chocolate and roasted nut characters. The palate is wonderfully ripe and rounded, displaying smooth mouthfeel and gorgeous fruit intensity, backed by silky tannins. Fabulous drinking. At its best: now to 2025
Produced by some of Australia's most famous and awarded winemakers for Epic Negociants, this is quintessential Barossa Shiraz. The Barossa was discovered and named (including the clerical error when registering the name) by Colonel Light in 1839 after the ‘Battle of Barrosa’, a battle Light had fought in. Alluvial fans are the clay, sand and gravel subsoils of the Barossa Valley flats. We select parcels of fruit from this area to produce this contemporary Australian Shiraz with vibrant fruit, structure, poise and complexity.
Vine age 15+ years
Serving We suggest opening this for 30 minutes before serving.
Food match A fabulous match with any BBQ or roasted meats.
100km from winery Barossa Valley is home to a diverse range of food producers and artists. A calendar of events and the historic towns and wineries are world class.
Winemaking Fruit was partially destemmed and sent to open top fermenters for cold soak pre-ferment, and a 14 day fermentation using natural yeasts. Pressed to oak barrels.
Oak 18 months in French and American oak.
Cellaring 3-6 years
Bottling date July 2018
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