2016 Michael Hall Sang de Pigeon Shiraz

Barossa Valley, SA

One of the Barossa's better value Shiraz from an impressive boutique producer.



About The Wine

The name Sang de Pigeon is drawn from winemaker Michael Hall's time as a jewellery valuer. Meaning "Blood of the Pidgeon", this title was given to only the reddest of rubies in the trade.

Here, Michael uses it to describe the fine fruit selected for this lovely Shiraz. This is predominantly sourced from the Marananga sub-region of the Barossa Valley with 10% of the fruit coming from the Adelaide Hills.

It's made with Michael's signature deft touch resulting in a robust yet sleek red with 93 points from Ned Goodwin MW. A classy and great value version of Shiraz from this famous region.

About Michael Hall

It is Michael Hall's precise and methodical approach to winemaking which has made him stand out in the crowd of Barossa Valley winemakers.

A jewellery valuator in a previous life, his wines ooze class and attention to detail. They focus on small, unique vineyards that produce high-quality fruit. No shortcuts in the winery and an unwavering commitment to quality.

These are classically styled and refined wines designed to speak articulately of the Barossa and the surrounds.

Michael's wines are top shelf.

Winemaker Michael Hall
Winemaker Michael Hall
Barossa Valley, SA

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

"Fermented in a combination of open and closed-top fermenters, resplendent with 26% whole bunches, this is Barossa of a lighter lilac shade. Punchy acidity corrals blue and black fruit allusions all, underlain with a chassis of fruit cake spice, mint and anise. The tannins are present and nicely defined. Marked, even, winnowing the sweetness of the fruit to a tenser savoury meld. This is far from a second-tier knock-back. Indeed, it holds its head high among a fine range of wines." - Ned Goodwin MW (Halliday Wine Companion)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Grown on reddish-brown earth over sedimentary bedrock on the Seppeltsfield/Greenock boundary. Poor winter rains and a warm spring heralded a very early vintage, with rain in early January bringing four weeks of ideal cooler weather. Open fermenter and truncated oak vat, matured for 20 months in barrel and blended with 15% Eden Valley fruit. No fining or filtration.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.1%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

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