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There are four tiny patches of vine at Scotchman's Hill, which have been mollycoddled by Robin Brockett, since the start of his tenure as chief winemaker in the 1980s. Excruciatingly limited after a strict pruning and rigorous sorting of fruit, they each yield a mere hundred cases of wine. Brockett has set aside the precious harvests of these superior blocks for his own label, a personal project to hand craft the finest of vintage, an exclusive range of the Bellarine's most elite single vineyard efforts. So besotted is Brockett by the spectacular quality of fruit from these four regal parcels, he has imported two 800 Litre Tuscan vinification Amphora from the Brunello commune of Montalcino. Whole bunches and wild ferments in the like of ancient clay urns, hand plunged in the old world way, appreciatively unfiltered for a tasteful measure of sauvage. Aficianados of small batch, limited release endeavours by Australian winemaking luminaries, are quietly advised to indulge their appetence and secure a case of Robin Brockett Pinot Noir, Syrah and/or Shiraz... Brockett begets the best of bellarine»

Pikes Eastside Shiraz CONFIRM VINTAGE

Shiraz Clare Valley South Australia
The unique soils and favourable climes around precious sites on the eastern side of Valley Clare impart distinctive flavours and aromas, forming a wine of power, complexity and poise. Eastside was selected for service in British Airways First Class, reportedly going down quite nicely with beluga caviar and wagyu beef. An excellent example of how good Clare Shiraz can be, a wine of suppleness, intensity and structure, displaying a degree of opulence. There will be no problem enjoying Eastside as a baby, ideally alongside your favourite comfort food.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$305.00
Henry Pike settled in the small town of Oakbank on the Adelaide Hills, establishing the family brewing business called H. Pike & Co in 1886. Pike's great grandson Edgar was well established in the wine industry as a private vigneron and as a vineyard manager for a large proprietary wine company. His sons, Andrew and Neil, have both followed in their father's footsteps. Eastside is inoculated to natural yeast cultures and treated to a temperature controlled vinification in fermenters, pumped over and membrane pressed, the pressings are added back into ferments. The finished wine is racked into a selection of predominantly 228L French oak barriques for up to eighteen months maturation.
Deep red, almost black in colour. Super ripe blueberry, plum and blackberry aromas with some dark chocolate and spicy notes. These are all complimented nicely by a swirl of charry French oak somewhere in the mix. Very attractive to savour, the palate is soft and powerful with flavours of blueberry, plum and charry oak overlaying a core of dark chocolate running through the mid palate. A little hit of fine, dry tannins on the finish adds length and structure to the plush fruit.
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