2016 Sorby Adams Tristian Shiraz

Barossa - Eden Valley Shiraz 

Vineyards: Barossa - Eden Valley

Season:The 2016 vintage had a dry start through the winter, followed by a warm spring. This encouraged flowering to begin with a high expectation of flowers developing into fruit set. Minimal disease pressure was a positive but challenging with the summer season; dry and extremely hot. By the end of December some rain was received with a decent rainfall in March. The vintage harvest was earlier than expected but given the warm and dry season was a relief to grapevines; in particular old dry grown vines. 

Wine making: NA

Appearance: Dark red

Aroma/Bouquet: Sweet aromas of ripe dark berries, vanilla and spice with hints of chocolate and blue fruits.

Palate: Blackberry,  plum and dark cherry are supported by hints of pepper, spice, licorice and chocolate.

Food Pairing:  Tuscan Kale & Cannelloni beans warm salad, Beef Wellington, Seasonal Truffles and Mushroom Risotto.

Alcohol: 14%

pH: 3.54

Acidity: 7.38g/L

Residual Sugar: 3.4 g/L

Production: NA

Cellar potential: 15+ years

Wine maker: Simon Adams

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