An intense, enticing nose of rich, red berry fruits and subtle French oak. The wine is incredibly dense and focused with a richness and purity that simply exudes top class Barossa Shiraz. Rich dark chocolate, mocha and cedar spice are all to the fore but the central core is highly focused
Release Date: 14th October 2020
Only the very best grapes are selected from individual vineyard blocks in exceptional vintages. Hand-picked, hand-sorted to 1 ton open fermenters with four times daily plunging and careful basket pressing. The highest quality parcels from this years fermented wines are set aside for maturation in the finest French and American oak.
A barrel selection is made of only the finest wines to produce the pinnacle of that vintage – The Everest.
VINEYARDs: Marananga and Vine Vale
Both at 100+ years of age
Stonewell – Ferrous clay limestone outcrops
Vine Vale – Deep sandy loam soils
Review by: Andrew Caillard MW
Review by: Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
Review by: Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com