2020 Kalleske Zeitgeist

Barossa Valley, SA

A fresh modern take on Barossa Shiraz from the Kalleske crew.


Fun wine. Gets you chattering.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Kalleske is one of the premier organic and biodynamic producers in the Barossa Valley.

This, their Zeitgeist, is a fresh, modern take on Barossa Shiraz, released while it's young, energetic and exuberant.

The colour here is shocking - a deep electric blue/black with iridescent purple rimes, this wine seems to almost glow in the glass.

The flavours are bold but bright, there's plenty of tannin here too but in general, it's designed as a modern take on the regional staple intended for a younger audience.

Kalleske vineyards
Kalleske vineyards
Barossa Valley, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

The Shiraz blocks were harvested over numerous weeks from February 27th through to March 20th. Each batch was separately destemmed into an open top fermenter where it was native yeast fermented for 10-12 days on skins with hand pumpovers employed twice daily.

The musts were pressed and a portion of each lot was set aside in stainless tank to create this Zeitgeist blend. Following settling, the young wine was bottled in mid June, without sulphur dioxide, to capture the vibrancy and primacy of the vintage.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Chewy and yet bright, bubble gummy, boysenberry, slosh then pucker. Lots of good energy but that sweetness of fruit is quite overt. Big but light red, if you get the drift, volume turned up, easy-pleasing and fresh feeling at the same time. Fun wine. Gets you chattering." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)


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