2009, Nockies Palette Super Premium Shiraz, Barossa Valley
WINEMAKER: John Duval
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Shiraz
REGION: Barossa Valley
A special vineyard selection from vineyards in the Eden Valley and Krondorf regions of he Barossa.
Fermentation with submerged cap in small stainless-steel fermenters. Some batches had up to 2 weeks on skins.
100% barrel matured for 20 months in 50% new fine grain French oak hogsheads (300 litre) and the balance 2 and 3 year-old barrels.
TOTAL ACID: 6.47g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: <3g/l
COLOUR: Intense purple - red.
NOSE: Perfumed dark berry notes with some savoury spice notes.
PALATE: Complex layered palate with rich mouth feel and texture. Ample tannin to provide backbone structure, combined with excellent fruit depth and intensity. Cellaring potential 12+ years.
BOTTLE SIZES: 750ml / 3L
AWARDS: 2017 DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARD - BRONZE MEDAL
Available in Hong Kong