2012, 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 Ebenezer and Light Pass regions of the Barossa Valley.
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: 5.80g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: <3g/l
COLOUR: Dense purple red.
NOSE: Lifted blue and black fruit aromatics, dark chocolate and some spicy, complexing savoury French oak influence.
PALATE: Deep and fleshy yet elegant on the palate. Supple texture, with excellent concentration of multi-layered fruit supported by fine, long tannins. Drink from 5 years old, but has the balance to cellar for 15+ years.
BOTTLE SIZES: 750ml / 1.5L / 3L
2018 IWC International Wine Challenge - SILVER MEDAL
2017 IWSC QUALITY AWARD - BRONZE MEDAL
2017 IWSC WINE LABEL DESIGN - GOLD MEDAL
Available in Hong Kong