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2016 Standish Wine Co Lamella Shiraz

Barossa Valley, SA

One of the Eden Valley's finest Shiraz from a legendary cult winemaker.

$105.00

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You can buy a lot of more expensive wines from this neck of the woods, though I doubt they’d be better.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

This is Eden Valley Shiraz in full flight.

Grown by the Angas family on Hutton Vale Farm, a place their family has tended for now seven generations, Dan Standish has taken their fruit to a new stratosphere.

The 2016 Lamella is a transcendent Shiraz. An imperious wine of incredible density and purity, a feeling of elegance maintained through careful and sensitive winemaking. If you have never had your mind blown by an Eden Valley Shiraz, this may be the wine to do it.

With a humungous 97+ points from The Wine Front's Gary Walsh, this is about as good as Shiraz gets from this part of the world.

About Standish Wine Co.

Dan Standish is one of the most outstanding Barossa producers in the game today. 

A sixth-generation Barossan, Dan started the Standish Wine Co. in 1999. Over the intervening years, his wines have amassed unanimous acclaim. His offerings now rank amongst the rarest and most sort after Barossa wines for collectors in the know.

After learning his trade at Torbreck, under his eponymous label, Dan has pursued a quest to showcase some of the Barossa region's finest and most ancient sites.

Stylish, seductive and devastatingly powerful, the Standish wines are Barossa wines with unmistakable X-Factor.

Hutton Vale Farm, the source of 2016 Lamella
Hutton Vale Farm, the source of 2016 Lamella
Eden Valley, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

97Points
The Wine Front

"Hutton Vale Farm, Eden Valley. You can buy a lot of more expensive wines from this neck of the woods, though I doubt they’d be better. Blackberry, blackcurrant, sage and mint, liquorice and chocolate boxes, and an almost rosy perfume, and yes, it smells very good, but that’s just the appetizer (cue Cartman). Full bodied, almost a juiciness here, but then comes a sweep of ultra-fine tannin, that might best be described as ‘sexual chocolate’. Oh those tannins. Lavish mouth-soaking tannin layered through cool Eden Valley Shiraz fruitiness. Black tea, don’t mind if I do. And a finish that’s rippling with tannin, flavour and freshness. It’s obscenely good." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Every now and then we humble winegrowers receive a gift from the grape gods in the form of a perfect vintage growing season.
I feel that 2016 was precisely that, with a very dry winter and spring lead up to harvest and some serendipitous rainfall in late January.

As such, 2016 afforded the rare combination of rich palate filling wines of beautifully ripe tannins as well as the freshness of alluring graceful aromatics. Yielding four absolute standout parcels, certainly some of the best offerings I have ever seen from these particular vineyard sites.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2040
Bottle Size : 750ml

Dan Standish
Dan Standish
Barossa Valley, SA
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