2013, Nockies Palette Super Premium Shiraz
WINEMAKER: John Duval
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Shiraz
REGION: Barossa Valley
A special selection from old and centenarian vines grown on a single Ebenezer property in the Northern 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: Deep purple-black.
NOSE: Dark fruit aromatics supported by plum, licorice, cedar and spice.
PALATE: Intense and brooding palate of black berry and blackcurrant. Concentrated and structural core of velvety fruit with notes of smokey, roasted meats. Will reward cellaring for 15+ years.
BOTTLE SIZES: 750ml / 1.5L / 3L
AWARDS: 2017 DECANTERASIA WINE AWARD - GOLD MEDAL
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