2021 1920 Single Vineyard Shiraz

Second Release

Second release and co made with son Marcus. A delicious densely decadent fruited shiraz that graces the path of its heritage.

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$80.00

RegionBarossa
Sub-RegionAngaston
Altitude380 meters
Vineyard PracticesFamily traditional responsible farming methods with a diet of composts, native grasses & flora as ground cover, low water input and natural sprays for diseases.
SoilClay loam over ironstone shale
Trellis SystemSingle wire
VarietalShiraz
Age of Vines102 years
Alc/vol14.5%
ClosureNatural Cork
Yield per Acre1.5 ton
TreatmentFamily traditional responsible farming methods with a diet of composts, native grasses & flora as ground cover, low water input and natural sprays for diseases. Handpicked during the first cool light hours of the morning, 25% whole bunch and balance whole berry with natural ferment for 12 days in small open top vat, basket pressed to and aged for 14 months in 25% new super fine French oak hogshead barrels with balance to previous 1920 shiraz barrels and lees ageing until bottling unfined and unfiltered.
Total Production3600 bottles
VintageGreat to see timely rainfall throughout the Barossa with falls being during critical times of the vines production thoughout the growing season.  A mild vintage for the  allowing of flavours to slowly build with excellent acid retention to aid in the wines freshness. The cool clay loam gully showed good canopy to protect the small intense fruit making this 2021 release a delicious densely decadent  fruited shiraz that graces the path of its heritage.
StyleA densely poised fruited shiraz that graces the path of its heritage. Showy dark fruits with its silky, textured, powerful and graceful flavours. Wonderful stuff!

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