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Ken Helm A.M. received the Order of Australia for his work with Riesling, for his contribution to the Australian wine industry, for his support of cool climate wine producers and service to the Canberra community. Helm placed the Canberra region firmly on the map for world class wines after his inaugural 1977 release won significant international accolades. Ken's flagship wines are Riesling and Cabernet, he retains strong ties with eminent wine makers around the globe. Trips to the vineyards and wineries of Mosel, the Rhine valley and Bordeaux provide new inspiration and contribute to the development of his Canberra wines. In 2000 Ken instigated the Canberra.. Meet one of our nation's most peer respected winemakers»
Some precious old blocks of ancient vine Grenache still remain after a government sponsored program to cull unproductive vineyards during the 1980s. Yielding excruciatingly small harvests of the most characterful fruit, these wizzened old veterans deliver small batch vintages which are evocative of the old world classics from Cotes du Rhone. The enduring Wirra Wirra were established 1894, their eclectic range belies the splendour of small parcels which are separately handled and bottled for exclusive release. The Absconder draws fruit from vines planted a century ago, it merits a breathing and decant, an articulation about the sublime excellence of old vine.. The compelling case for old vines grenache»
Rolf Binder is one of the Barossa's quiet achieving superstars, recipient of the most conspicuous national accolades, Barossa Winemaker of Year and Best Small Producer, Best Barossa Shiraz Trophy and coveted listing in the illustrious Langtons Classification of Australian Wine. Binder's focus has always been on old vines fruit, in particular, the abstruse canon of early settler varietals which populated Barossa Valley during the 1840s. Wild bush vines Mataro, picked off patches at Tanunda along Langmeil Road, ancient growths of Grenache from Gomersal and Light Pass. Rolf's tour de force are eight superlative rows of Shiraz, established 1972 by the Binders.. Seven decades of tillage at tanunda»
Coonawarra graziers have access to the finest soils for viticulture. Doug Balnaves was born in the very heart of Coonawarra, quite near the sacred cricket pitch at Penola. An accomplished herdsman and shearer, Balnaves took up the challenge of planting vineyards in 1971. Working under the tutelage of legendary Coonawarra winemaker Bill Redman, Balnaves immersed himself in the culture of the vine, ultimately establishing a grande marque of Coonawarra and securing the inaugural presidency of the Coonawarra Vignerons Association. He remains a lifelong member of the Penola Pipe Band. For those who like their wines structured yet satin, powerful yet prettily.. The old sheep shearer's shanty»

Dandelion Legacy 30 Year Pedro Ximenez 375ml CONFIRM VINTAGE

Barossa South Australia
Dandelion are a sacred accord of grower and precious vines, treating the fruit from heirloom vineyards to the finest traditions of artisanal winemaking. Carl Lindner is a dedicated custodian of old Pedro Ximénez vines, himself a true Legacy of the Barossa and lifelong paladin of fortified wine. Traditionally grown and vinified, the very rare Pedro Ximinez was first fortified by his family in 1944 and now averages thirty years of age. This wine is assembled by hand and bottled without fining or filtration. Legacy Pedro Ximenez is best enjoyed within a week of opening.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$287.00
Dandelion grow their own grapes and source from the most precious old sites. Their vineyards are family, their wines are children. The lifelong search to appreciate and understand the essence of wine and terroir, leads to a vinous treasure hunt. Dandelion Vineyards are proven plantings that have stood the test of time. Making timeless wines requires separating single sites and even single soil types, vine by vine if need be. It is the aim of vigneron Carl Lindner and the Dandelion team to nurture the unique character of extremely old X.O. Pedro Ximinez, to preserve the virtues of the precious wines as they age and evolve in a selection of seasoned oak barrels. Alcohol 19.0%
Deep amber/ ochre fading to a rusty orange. Freshly toasted pecan nuts, figs, fresh cream toffee and creme brulee notes, english breakfast tea, maple and mandarin. Sweet and rich, an aged orange peel and honey marmalade palate with candied fruit, citrus/ apricot and toffee flavours that flow to a drying finish, complex rancio, piercing intensity.
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