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Graeme Melton and a mate were travelling across South Australia in 1973, their EH Holden was in dire need of maintenance and Graeme took up casual work at a passing winery. The site supervisor was Peter Lehmann and young Graeme had his epiphany on the road to Barossa Valley. Lehmann suggested that Graeme change his name to Charlie and take the pilgrimmage to Vallee Rhone. Charlie became prepossessed with the culture of old vines Grenache, Shiraz and Mourverdre. He returned to the Barossa, at a time when old vineyard fruit was made into flagon Port and growers were destroying their historic sites in return for government grants. Charlie emabarked on a crusade to conserve and restore the ancient vines, establishing his cellars at Tanunda along Krondorf Road. He has since retained the most precious parcels, once destined for the logger's axe, they are now the genesis of fruit for the distinguished Barossa brand known as Charles.. Melton makes a mean mourvedre»

Petaluma BV Vineyard Cerified Organic Shiraz CONFIRM VINTAGE

Merlot Coonawarra South Australia
Established by industry doyen Len Evans, the Petaluma vineyards are at the very heart of Coonawarra, invaluable winegrowing terroirs which are infused by the mineral rich terra rosa soils and stimulated by the balmy maritime breezes of the Southern Ocean. A fully Certified Organic Shiraz, picked off vines which have been husbanded to a holistic, environmentally sustainable viticulture, spicy, brooding and engagingly aromatic, a long dry red with elegant velvet tannins, peppery plum fruit characters and piquantly perfumed, cool Coonawarra finish.
Available in cases of 6
Case of 6
$281.50
Deep garnet red. Perfumed with black fruits, currants and plums, seasoned by trade spice and fragrant white pepper notes. Dark chocolate assortments, black cherries and soused fruits, double dipped plum and curls of delicate cinnamon oak over an abundant length of soft, sandy ripe tannins, all framing the wine to its lasting, velvet finish.
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