2017 Rock of Wisdom Shiraz Viognier

Rock of Wisdom is one of the new breed of Barossa producers to get onto, and this is just delicious Barossa Shiraz at a great price.

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Pete and Sofie Hiscock are the Rock and the Wisdom respectively behind this label.

After years spent behind the scenes at some of the country's most loved wineries, it was time for Pete to do something on his own. It was a long and patient journey and the wines are all the better for it.

This Shiraz Viognier is from Koonunga Hill in the Barossa Valley.

The addition of a few percent of Viognier skins to the ferment has brought out the slinky, sublime aromatics usually pushed to the background in this wine style.

This vineyard is just over the hill from the Mataro block, it's a funny little site. It's a gentle east facing block and gets some rad shade action from the gum trees planted on the other side of the road to it. It's a block that can turn in the blink of an eye so we must keep a close watch on its development throughout the growing season.

Tricky as this block is it works so well with the tickle of Viognier. We will keep the wheels turning with this mix as long as Viognier is planted in the Barossa.

Funnily enough when we started our venture into the wine world we didn't intend on adding Viognier to the Shiraz but as luck would have it the day the fruit came in that day in 2013 there was some Viognier floating around next to it. A few quick buckets later and we were off.

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