Shiraz Barossa Eden Springs 2014
Appearance: Dark ruby with a dense, dark core.
Aroma / Bouquet: Deeply brooding berries, vanilla and mineral tones.
Palate: Classic Barossa Valley shiraz showing characteristic richness and powerful structure. Succulent raspberry and blackberry flavours enveloped in vanilla and spice with dense tannin structure.
Serve: At room temperature 16-20°C
Cellar: Long term cellaring potential, peak drinking 2015 to 2030.
Food pairing: Richly flavoured dishes, red meats and game. Beef, venison, goat, pheasant and chorizo. Red wine, pepper and reduction sauces
Vineyard: 100% Estate grown from the rich loams of Siegersdorf vineyard in the heart of Barossa Valley. Altitude 250-270m
Season: A warm, dry Spring and Summer season saw beautiful ripening in the Barossa. A wave of warm sunny days and cool nights saw good quality and generous fruit flavour development.
Winemaking: Minimal intervention, destemmed and fermented on skins for 7 days with pump overs twice daily. Handcrafted in small parcels to exacting quality standards in Gatt's state of the art wine-making facility. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in barrel. Blended and lightly filtered before bottling.
Maturation: 18 months in new French and American oak 300L barrels. Harvest 11-17 March2014 Production888 dozen (750ml) Bottled 18 March 2016 Closure Screwcap Alcohol / Volume14.5 % pH3.56 Acidity6.6 g/L