2015, Nockies Palette Super Premium Shiraz, Barossa Valley
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: 5.20g/l
RESIDUAL SUGAR: <3g/l
COLOUR: Intense purple-red.
NOSE: Very varietal, with aromas of blue and red fruit and floral lift combined with nutmeg and clove.
PALATE: An elegant and vibrant core of blueberry and plum fruit. Finely structured and balanced to a tee, the classy palate has very good intensity and length.Will reward cellaring for 10+ years but will drink well from release.
BOTTLE SIZES: 750ml / 1.5L / 3L
2018 IWC International Wine Challenge - SILVER MEDAL
2017 DECANTER ASIA WINE AWARD- BRONZE MEDAL
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