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Returned servicemen from the Great War could look forward to government grants of pastoral freehold. West Australia's Willyabrup Valley was such a place, just a short walk from the balmy beaches of Indian Ocean, it offered the veterans excellent potential for agriculture. The fertile lands of Sussex Vale were originally established to animal husbandry by the discharged troopers, generations of livestock enriched the soils and it was astutely sown to vines in 1973. Fortuitously placed at the very heart of the Australian west's most illustrious estates, it continued to occupy the thoughts of neighbouring Howard Park's chief winemaker, until he acquired the property and relaunched a softly spoken range of the most exquisite wines. Aspirants of the blue blooded styles from Margaret River will be delighted, redolent reds which bloom with berries and violet cassis, powerfully structured whites with substantial palates and crystalline fruit, chiselled and refined, the.. A better block on hay shed hill»
David Wynn introduced cardboard wine casks, flagons and the Airlesflo wine tap to the nation. He is best remembered for re packaging the Coonawarra estate which bears his name and which endures as one of Australia's icon brands. Wynn was a master of his craft and studied oenology at the world renowned Magill wineworks. An astute marketer and talented blender, he also had a keen eye for the land, investing in the ancient John Riddoch fruit colony and planting vines on a challenging site, high atop the lofty latitudes of Valley Eden. Mountadam Vineyards were built from the ground up, with a view to crafting a limited range of well structured, weighty wines, defined by fuller palates and saline, mineral savouryness. The legacy of Eden Valley vineyards planted by Wynn in the 1960s & 1970s, incorporating significant old rootstock and extinct European clones, remains a bespoke choice for adherents of the abstruse, old guard in Australian.. The legacy parcels of mountadam vineyards»

Sons Of Eden Sons of Eden Zephyrus Shiraz CONFIRM VINTAGE

Shiraz Barossa Eden South Australia
The vineyards of Barossa are blessed by a confluence of terroir and clime which form one of the world's most salubrious wine regions. The warmth of its growing season is cooled by the westerlies off Gulf St Vincent, stimulating vines to fully ripen grapes to the max. Sons of Eden source parcels of Shiraz from smaller sites in Barossa and Eden Valleys, hand chosen for their intensity and exquisite ripeness, enthused by Zephyrus, god of the west wind, to develop alluring plum, pepper and currant aromatics, opaque berry flavours and stealthy tannins.
Available in cartons of six
Case of 6
$209.50
Harvests are sourced from exceptional sites in Seppeltsfield and Moculta, Flaxman and Ebeneezer, yielding one or two tonnes per hectare, all are unique vineyards, offering fruit of individual personality and charm. The assemblage of cooler climate Eden Valley and warmer Barossa Valley Shiraz, resonates with a harmony of lifted aromaticness and refined tannins, around a powerful core of fleshy fruit. Vinification techniques vary according to component, extended skin contact and daily plunging to gently extract colour, flavour and tannin. Ferments are pressed to a mix of seasoned and new, French and American oak hogsheads for eighteen months maturation, bottled with minimal filtration.
Deep crimson colour. Lifted bouquet of wild berry fruits, dark bramble and piquantly spiced plum. A palate layered with ripe red fruit flavours, liquorice and wild berry characters are complimented by fragrant dried herbs and milled spice. Silky tannins persist across the length of the palate, a lasting finish of mineral, anise and prune.
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