2006 '8 Barrels' Barossa Valley Shiraz Tasting Notes


$24 per bottle = $288 per case

Made from Barossa Valley Fruit, achieving a consistent style and outstanding quality each year. It is a textbook Shiraz, showing strong varietal character, full bodied, with ripe fruit.

Awards: Bronze Medal 2008 Melbourne Wine Show
Bronze Medal 2008 Small Winemakers Wine Show
Vineyard Region: 100% Barossa Valley, Greenock, South Australia
Grape Variety: Shiraz
Maturation: 25 months in New and Old American Oak Hogsheads
(300 litre Barrels)


Winemaker Comments:



Color: Deep purple/red with purple hues
Nose: Lifted and variety defined. Dark berry fruit, cherries, chocolate,
with a suggestion of pepper, and vanilla richness from the oak.
Palate: Dark berry fruit, chocolate, and pepper.
Firm ripe tannins are caught up in the generous fruit and complex oak, with almond and mocha flavors.
The Vanilla oak is soaked up by the fruit, with a rich mid-palate and a lingering Finish.
Bottling Analysis: Alcohol volume: 14.5 %
Residual sugar: 1.2 grams/litre
Total acid: 6.4 grams/litre
pH: 3.52
Peak Drinking: 2008 to 2016
Food Matches: Enjoy with roasted beef, lamb, game and other hearty dishes,
as well as richly flavored cheeses.
This wine should be decanted before serving.
 
 
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