2015 Poonawatta The 1880 Eden Valley Shiraz

Barossa - Eden Valley Shiraz

Vineyard: The 1880 hand planted Shiraz vines produce premium iconic fruit with heritage dating back to the first settlers. Now accredited as a Barossa Trust Mark wine,  signifying a superior wine of the region.

SeasonSpring was dry and led into a very mild, dry summer with minimal disease pressure, resulting in fruit with high natural acidity and incredible flavours. January started with dry, hot and windy weather, however by the end of the first week, relief came with 60-75mm of rain and a record-breaking coolest January in 11 years. The rain was perfectly timed for dry-grown vineyards, and the mild weather that followed from February through to April delivered an exceptional vintage.

Wine making: NA

Appearance: Deep crimson with a brick red hue.

Aroma/Bouquet: Complex layers of dark berries, white and black pepper, spice and liquorice.

Palate: Lingering black fruit, with pepper seasoning. Dark chocolate and oak nuances develop into concentrated fruits with elegant tannin.

Food Pairing: Oxtail stew with orange and almond walnut crust, roast rack of pork with fennel and prunes or beef fillet and potato mash.

Alcohol: 14.7%

pH: NA

Acidity: NA

Residual Sugar: NA

Production: 159 dozen

Cellar potential: 15 - 20+ years

Wine maker: Reid Bosworth / Andrew Holt




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