2017 Powell & Son Schultz Shiraz

Elite Barossa Shiraz for the cellar. Top flight release here from the Powell family.
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Marcus Schulz was the first grower to sell Dave Powell fruit back in 1994 to start his then fledgling label, Torbreck.

Now, more than two decades on, the releationship is stronger than ever. The Schulz vineyard located in the Koonunga Hill parish is the only vineyard in the Powell & Son stable that isn't managed by Dave and Callum. They see Marcus as one of the Barossa's best farmers with five generations of Barossa grape-growing knowledge pulsing through his veins. He knows these vines like the back of his hand and farms them with all the care and attention in the world.

The wine from this block is an imposing Shiraz of incredible stature. It's the full Barossa show - inky, brooding and impossibly long on flavour. It's the perfect wine for a special occasion.

Marcus Schulz is a fifth generation Barossan grape grower of German descent. Marcus was Dave’s first ever grower and first sold him fruit in 1994, which was Shiraz from his old vine site in Koonunga Hill. This is the only single vineyard wine produced from a vineyard not managed by Callum and Dave Powell, but could not be in more capable hands than those of Marcus Schulz.

Koonunga Hill is reaching the North-Western boundary of the Barossa Valley. The soils are rich red-yellow clays with a veneer of white sand as topsoil. The sands provide beautiful perfumed aromatics of blue fruits while the rich clays provide structure and depth to the wine.

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    4 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Heavy pepper all the way through the palate. Excellent depth with phenomenal layering of rich dark fruit. Big and bold but exquisitely soft tannins round it out. For a 2017 it drank superbly but given another 3-5 years (or more) it would be an absolute gem.

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