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A Barossa legend since 1859

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1859 Barossa Shiraz 2020

1859 Barossa Shiraz 2020

1859 Barossa Shiraz 2020

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 2020
Country Australia
Region Barossa
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 14.5%
Peak Drinking Now - 2024
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

Vintage Conditions

The 2019/2020 growing season was characterised by long dry periods and regular heat spikes. The Shiraz vine yields were lower than long term average. Fruit quality was very good due to mild and settled weather during March 2020.  These conditions saw the grape phenology mature in line with sugars levels, producing medium to full bodied wines which retained their natural acidity.