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A Barossa legend since 1859

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1859 Barossa Shiraz 2019

1859 Barossa Shiraz 2019

1859 Barossa Shiraz 2019

RRP (750 mL)
$21.00
750 mL
$21.00
6 x 750 mL
$126.00

Overview

Overview

Created in a contemporary style, this vibrant and textural Barossa Shiraz has notes of blood plums and fresh cherries. The palate is medium-full bodied, rich with cherries, pepper, spice and a gentle lingering finish. The lushness of the Barossa Valley floor Shiraz is tempered by the soft tannins and aromatic notes from the Shiraz of Eden Valley, producing a wine with vibrancy and generosity.

Varietal Shiraz
Vintage 2019
Country Australia
Region Barossa
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 14%
Peak Drinking Now - 2021
Winemaker Alex MacKenzie

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

Blood plums and fresh cherries complemented with hints of strawberries, and pepper spices.

Flavours and Palate

This medium to full bodied wine has a vibrant palate with an excellent balance of fruit flavours, silky tannins and a fine lingering finish.

Viticulture

Viticulture

The Shiraz vine yields were lower, with adequate fruit canopy to protect fruit from any sunburn. Fruit quality was very good due to fruit reaching optimum flavours and ripeness, while retaining natural fresh acidity. These ideal milder conditions saw the grape phenology mature in line with sugars levels, producing full flavoured wines which retained their natural acidity.