2015 Spinifex La Maline

Region:Barossa Valley , SA

Style:Full Bodied


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The top release from the Spinifex stable.

RRP $70.00


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He is regarded as one of the most influential winemakers in the recent renaissance of the region. A man who paved the way for a new breed of Barossa winemaking. A man of vision. The La Maline is his top release. Made in only tiny quantities, this is a more elegant side of Barossa Shiraz. The fruit is sourced from four vineyards in the higher parts of the north-west Barossa, Moculta, Eden Valley and the Eastern foothills. With the deft touch we have come to expect from this producer, the fruit undergoes a wild ferment in large format oak (about 30% new) and sees a healthy dose of whole bunches and a small amount of Viognier skins for aromatic lift. It is a pleasure to drink this wine. Finesse and intricacy combine effortlessly with the brooding power of the region. All in all it is a beautiful wine. 97 points from James Halliday.

What it Tastes Like

Clove and toasty oak, black plums, black pepper, spice - has it all going on. Poise and a long pure line of flavour which is deeply concentrated. Fantastic structure. Long and elegant but with SA weight. Top class Barossa red wine.


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Spinifex owner/winemaker Peter Schell