2013 Attwoods Le Sanglier Geelong Shiraz

Geelong, VIC

Whole bunch Shiraz from biodynamically farmed fruit in Geelong.


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Categories: Attwoods

About The Wine

The journey of Troy Walsh from world-class Sommelier to vigneron is only at the early stages but he's off to a very good start.

The fruit for this full-throttle Shiraz comes from Geelong. The aim here is to create a wine with power and complexity from this biodynamically grown fruit. It's fair to say, it's 'mission accomplished' for Troy in 2013.

This was fermented as 100% whole bunches, so you'll need to like the spicy complexity that comes with the style.

Apparently James Halliday was a fan, awarding the 2013 vintage 96 points and naming Attwoods as one of his Top Ten Best New Wineries of the Year.

Winemaker Troy Walsh
Winemaker Troy Walsh
Geelong, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

100% whole bunch, biodynamic Geelong fruit, wild yeast ferment in 1 tonne wooden fermenter. Aged in large format oak for 2 years, then gravity bottled and left a further 12 months in bottle before release.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
Closure : Cork
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

“Slightly turbid colour, but the hue is good; a complex, but complete, medium-bodied shiraz with a spicy/peppery web behind the black cherry fruit, the loop ultimately closed by the generous use of high quality oak, integration the key. You might think this is all too much, but the finish is so mouthwatering and fresh. The answer lies in the alcohol of 13.2%.“ - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)


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