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There's a vineyard at Moorooduc in upper Mornington, planted to a splendid north facing slope which captures the maximum warmth of sunshine each day. Refreshed after nightfall by the invigorating maritime winds off Bass Strait and Port Phillip Bay, it's a place of exceptional winegrowing. Populated by ten unique Burgundy clones, this very special block of vine grew the only Pinot Noir ever to claim our nation's highest accolade for great red wines, the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy. The property continues to yield limited releases of outstanding vintages, it's a place of exacting viticulture and uncompromising pursuit of excellence, cherished by cognoscenti and exalted by industry press, the vineyard known as Yabby Lake... The burgundy clones of mornington»
It was a matrimony between an American biochemist and the founder of Margaret River Devils Lair, that set the scene for one of the nation's most illustrious estates. A member of the Top 1OO Wineries of World, Giant Steps were established 1997, with a view to assembling an elite range of limited release Yarra Valley vintages. Crafted from the fruit of superior sites, some yielding just a few hundred cases each year, these are exclusive editions from bespoke parcels of elite terroir, bearing the curiously cryptic monikers of precious blocks of vine, Gruyere Farm, Applejack and Wombat Creek. Fashioned for aficianados of the euro style, defined by their winsome fruit and graceful tannins, the Giant Steps single vineyard range are all distinct for their expression of place, each articulate of a unique soil and influence of clime... Big wines from little 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 by the dozen
Case of 12
$419.00
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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