100 Year Old Vines Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre
Tasting Notes

Vibrant aromas of dark cherry, blackberry, pan jus and star anise all unfold to reveal an impressive array of underlying fruit flavours. Dense, succulent dark fruits with layers of licorice, plum, black olive, earth, white pepper and Asian spice. These complex yet elegant flavours are all neatly interwoven with a perfect balance of acidity and supple, silky tannins

Winemaking

The grapes are destemmed, but not crushed, and spends seven days  in a small open stainless steel fermenters. We gently hand plunge and pump-over the must several times per day during fermentation for a gentle extraction of aromas, colour and tannins.

Upon completion of fermentation, the wines are gently basket-pressed before naturally completing malolactic fermentation and 24 months maturation in a combination of new and seasoned French oak. Prior to bottling, the components are expertly blended giving a breakdown of 51% Shiraz, 31% Grenache and 18% Mourvedre. 

Vinification

The Barossa is home to some of the world’s oldest ungrafted Shiraz and Grenache vines and the grapes for this wine come from just three small vineyards in the Nuriootpa, Greenock and Vine Vale sub-regions of the Barossa. The low-yielding ‘Centenarian’ vines, noted for their intensity of flavor, were planted more than a century ago around the time construction of the Château itself began. 

Reviews
Gold Medal
Review by: Berlin Wine Trophy 2017
Bronze Medal
Review by: Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
Gold Medal
Review by: China Wine and Spirits Awards 2017

 

Other Vintages
2015 | 
CLOSURE
Cork

WINEMAKER
Neville Rowe
GRAPE VARIETY
51% Shiraz, 31% Grenache, 18% Mourvedre
% ALCOHOL
14.5%
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Tasting Notes

Vibrant aromas of dark cherry, blackberry, pan jus and star anise all unfold to reveal an impressive array of underlying fruit flavours. Dense, succulent dark fruits with layers of licorice, plum, black olive, earth, white pepper and Asian spice. These complex yet elegant flavours are all neatly interwoven with a perfect balance of acidity and supple, silky tannins

Winemaking

The grapes are destemmed, but not crushed, and spends seven days  in a small open stainless steel fermenters. We gently hand plunge and pump-over the must several times per day during fermentation for a gentle extraction of aromas, colour and tannins.

Upon completion of fermentation, the wines are gently basket-pressed before naturally completing malolactic fermentation and 24 months maturation in a combination of new and seasoned French oak. Prior to bottling, the components are expertly blended giving a breakdown of 51% Shiraz, 31% Grenache and 18% Mourvedre. 

Vinification

The Barossa is home to some of the world’s oldest ungrafted Shiraz and Grenache vines and the grapes for this wine come from just three small vineyards in the Nuriootpa, Greenock and Vine Vale sub-regions of the Barossa. The low-yielding ‘Centenarian’ vines, noted for their intensity of flavor, were planted more than a century ago around the time construction of the Château itself began. 

Reviews
Gold Medal
Review by: Berlin Wine Trophy 2017

Bronze Medal

Score: Bronze Medal
Review by: Decanter World Wine Awards 2017

Gold Medal
Review by: China Wine and Spirits Awards 2017

 

Other Vintages
2015 | 
CLOSURE
Cork

WINEMAKER
Neville Rowe
GRAPE VARIETY
51% Shiraz, 31% Grenache, 18% Mourvedre
% ALCOHOL
14.5%

 

 

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