2014 '8 Barrels' Barossa Valley Shiraz Tasting Notes

 

$30 per bottle = $360 per case


Made from Barossa Valley Fruit, achieving a consistent style and outstanding quality each year.

13th Release of Flemings 8 Barrels Shiraz.

Vineyard Region: 100% Barossa Valley, Greenock, South Australia
Grape Variety: Shiraz
Maturation: 17 months in American and French Oak Hogsheads (300 litre Barrels).


Winemaker Comments:



Color: Deep purple/red.
Nose:

Lifted and defined Blackberry fruit, dark cherries, vanilla oak, with a suggestion of plum and pepper.

Palate:

A full-bodied ripe shiraz style with flavors of Blackberry fruit, dark cherries, mulberry, spice and plum. The Soft tannins and mouth feel, are showing vanilla richness from the superb American and French Oak.

Bottling Analysis: Alcohol volume: 14.2 %
Residual sugar: 1.2 grams/litre
Total acid: 6.2 grams/litre
pH: 3.56
Peak Drinking:

2015 to 2022.

Food Matches: Enjoy with pizza, pasta, roasted beef, lamb, game and other hearty dishes, as well as richly flavored cheeses.
 
 
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