2010, 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 Ebenezer regions of the 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: 6.53g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: <3g/l
COLOUR: Intense purple - red.
NOSE: Very varietal, with aromas of black and blue fruit combined with savoury spice.
PALATE: Elegantly structured with a core of black berry fruit. Still youthful and tight, the palate has very good intensity and length. Will reward cellaring for 15+ years.
BOTTLE SIZES: 750ml / 1.5L / 3L
2018 DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARD - PLATINUM MEDAL
2017 DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARD - GOLD MEDAL
Available in Hong Kong