Barossa - Eden Valley Grenache
Vineyard: Chaffey Bros Wine Co. Grenache from Barossa is a beauty. The grower, Kevin Schild, is the custodian of the 83 year-old Grenache vines.
Season: The season started well with a wet winter and spring, replenishing soils deep into the profile. The growing season was off to a good start with temperatures mild and below average. The summer temperatures delivered warm and dry days, creating a perfect season we are so blessed with in the Barossa, South Australia.
Wine making: 30% whole bunch fermentation, matured in new French oak barriques.
Appearance: Bright red colour with a light crimson hue.
Aroma/Bouquet: Fragrant aromatics of spicy dark raspberries, ripe red cherries and a faint note of raspberry liquorice, followed by sweet musk confectionery.
Palate: Delicious flavours of ripe dark raspberries, plums and red liquorice decorate the palate giving it a juicy mouth feel. Underpinning this vibrant fruit are notions of confectionery with a spicy bright finish. Velvet smooth with perfect interwoven tannin, succulent,slightly spicy and simply delicious.
Food Pairing: Asian, Vegan cuisine, Cheese plates, Pasta dishes etc..
Suggestion: Chill for 30 minutes in the summer season.
Residual Sugar: NA
Production: 793 dozen (750ml)
Vegan Friendly: 100%
Cellar potential: now - 8 years.
Winemaker: Daniel Hartwig & Theo Engela
Barossa - Eden Valley Shiraz
Vineyard: Eden Hall vineyard is situated on the estate site of Avon Brae at an altitude of 450m. Springton Shiraz is selected from parcels of Shiraz fruit to showcase the vineyard site. The vineyard rows are established north to south to maximise quality for best vineyard management. Terroir is resting over fractured rock and sandy loam on a deep clay base.
Season: A dry start to the vintage growing season with expected cooler evenings and seasonal late frosts. Due to the site elevation and vineyard establishment, little frost settled on the grape vines. A warm start to the summer season ensured a strong and healthy canopy structure. Along with warm weather, rain arrived and was higher than expected throughout January and February. The Shiraz grapes were noted for deep colour and flavour intensity.
Wine making: NA
Appearance: Deep crimson-red.
Aroma/Bouquet: Savoury spice, blackberries and black pepper on the nose.
Palate: Concentrated berry fruits and lifted ripe plums with prunes give way to fine, dusty tannin and black cherry. Cured meats are intertwined with an array of berries leading to a smooth, luscious and fruity - medium bodied.
Food Pairing: Home made beef and mushroom pie, infused truffle egg and eggplant tart or a selection of mature soft cheese.
Residual Sugar: 1.21 g/L
Production: 1983 dozen (750ml)
Cellar potential: 10+ years
Winemaker: Kym Teusner
Barossa - Eden Valley Shiraz
Vineyard: Situated in the northern end of Eden Valley is the family owned and operated vineyard of Garden & Field. The site is spectacular which takes in a landscape of rolling hills with vineyards dotted in the distance. Planted on own roots and established as a non- irrigated site, with a southerly aspect. Elevation of 390m consisting of ancient volcanic soil, red brown earth, ironstone, quartz and schist rock lay over clay & limestone.
Season: A dry start to the vintage growing season with expected cooler evenings and seasonal late frosts. Due to the site elevation and vineyard establishment, little frost settled on the grape vines. A warm start to the summer season ensured a strong and healthy canopy structure. Along with warm weather, rain arrived and was higher than expected throughout January and February. The Shiraz grapes were not affected by this due to no irrigation established on site and allowed the Shiraz grapes to ripen with full colour and flavour intensity.
Wine making: Hand-picked Shiraz was gently basket pressed on site with a small amount of bunches with berries to ferment on skins for 4-6 weeks until fermented dry. Traditional handmade and tended, reminiscent of yesteryear before maturing in seasoned French oak for 22 months. When bottled the wine was cellared to rest for a further six months prior to release.
Appearance: Deep crimson brick red with purple hue
Aroma/Bouquet: Aromas of black cherry, mocha and exotic spices with concentrated depth.
Palate: French oak dances around the elegant red and blue berries with dark chocolate and espresso coffee notes, finishing with layers of concentrated fruit, spice and savory integrated tannin.
Food Pairing: Wagyu Beef, slow cooked Beef cheeks with root vegetables or dark chocolate Raspberry tart.
Residual Sugar: NA
Production: 35 dozen (750ml)
Cellar potential: now - 2040+
Wine maker: Peter Raymond
100% Vegan friendly white wine from Barossa's high country - Eden Valley!
Chaffey Bros Wine Co. award winning single vineyard wines are noted as a local talking point. Fresh, zippy, aromatic, dry to fruity palates and incredibly fashionable; if that's your thing.
The Chaffey Punkt Collection will be the perfect one stop pack for your next dinner party or just grab one to top up your wine shelf.
A wine collection to suit all white wine lovers;
1 x Tripelpunkt Riesling
1 x Duftepunkt Riesling/Gewurztraminer Blend
1 x Funkelpunkt Sparkling Riesling (Dry Style)
1 x Bluhenpunkt (100% Gewurztraminer)
1 x Kontrapunkt (100% Kerner - Dry Style)
1 x Not Your Grandma's Riesling