Old Vine Shiraz 2016

Old Vine Shiraz 2016


Vineyard Region: Yarra Valley

Grape variety:      100% Shiraz

Vineyard Planted: 1973

Wine Analysis:     Alc/V 13.5 %

Harvest Date:       7th. March 2016

Bottle: 750 ml standard

Bottling date:       27st. July 2018

Total Production: 876 Bottles

Winemaking: De-stemmed berry into open fermenting vats.

Juice was inoculated with suitable yeast culture, the cap was hand plunged 3 times daily, with total maceration time of 12 days.

The fermented wine (the Must) was pressed into tanks to undergo malolactic fermentation.

Maturation:  In 225 Litre new and one year old French Oak Barrels, for a period of 27 months.

The wine was then blended from the barrels and clarified prior to bottling.

Colour: Deep concentration of colour, with a bright purple hue.

Aromas: Dark cherries and plum fruits are surrounded by notes of mocha .

Palate: Is elegant with plum and black fruits, rich and highly concentrated with a supple and silky tannins.

Peak drinking: Until 2030

Released: December 2019