2018 Brothers At War Old-Vine Single Vineyard Shiraz

Highly Rated
An intensely rich and concentrated Shiraz, paying homage to the classic style of the Barossa.

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If there’s one thing the Barossa has in spades its old-vine Shiraz. From a single-vineyard in the Lyndoch Ranges in the south of the region, this is an intensely rich, dense wine, that shows true Barossa genes.

Full-bodied, it’s all dark fruit, with the overlay of oaky chocolate character. Long, with a mouthful of tannin, this wine lingers over the palate as you would expect from a powerhouse like this.

While this Shiraz gives you fuzzies like a warm cuddle now, it has tremendous potential to reward you for years to come.

Fermented with 20% whole bunches, with the balance being destemmed, not crushed, leaving the berries whole. The juice was then hand plunged twice daily for three weeks before being pressed to 50% new French oak and 50% seasoned French oak Hogs Heads, aged on lees for 18 months, and racked only once during this time. No fining or filtration was used on this wine.

96 Points - "From 50yo vines in Lyndoch, 20% whole bunches. Matured 18 months in 40% new French oak hogsheads. Unfined and unfiltered. 384 bottles. Miniscule production of larger-than-life Lyndoch shiraz. A wine of considerable concentration, drive and determination. All the black fruits and dark chocolate oak to be expected, with a spicy whole-bunch overlay. Fine, full tannins rise to the challenge, supporting a bright finish, elevated to the next level by exceptional line and length." Tyson Stelzer (Halliday Wine Companion)

91 Points - "Deep purple colour that coats the glass. Mulberry, sage and iodine aromas. A big and weighty palate, rich and dense black fruits vie for attention with black olive and mocha savouries. Good length and firm drying tannins into the finish." Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

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