2016 Greenock Estate Barossa Valley Shiraz Grenache - Gift Boxed
Region: Barossa Valley
• 92 pts Wine Enthusiast – released Feb 2020
Palate: Two of Barossa’s famous varieties combine to produce an outstanding wine. Produced from 100 year old vines – single block series. Hand picked, basket pressed and unfiltered.
The gentle unobtrusive winemaking has captured the subtle and intriguing characters of the centenarian Shiraz and Grenache fruit. Grapes destalked and placed uncrushed in small stainless steel open fermenters. Cultured yeast was used to start fermentation, hand plunged and gentle juice extraction by basket press. On skins for 20 days at 28°C Maturation in French & American oak for 24 months.
Color: Deep garnet, dark purple
Character: Ripe Boysenberry, rhubarb and black pepper with char capsicum. Big rich and bold wine that has a lasting elegance. Limited 2000 bottles - Not produced each year.
Low Yield 100 year old vines.
Serve: 16°C - 18°C Cellar: 6 – 10 years