2023 Bloody Hill Villages Shiraz

Delightfully frisky cool-climate Syrah with a crunchy savoury edge.
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This is one of the best value versions of Yarra Valley Syrah you will find at the moment.

Crafted by young Rivar Ferguson-Mayer, he includes a solid portion of whole bunches in the ferment to add spice and structure to the wonderfully floral style of Syrah he has picked from St Huberts in Coldstream.

A simply delicious new release and absolutely stellar value for money here.

Ten-year-old vines from Coldstream, Yarra Valley. Purple violets and red plums on the nose . Loads of red fruit on the palate, very soft and juicy with a layer of blackberry leaf to add complexity, medium-bodied Syrah with amazing intensity and concentration for the money.

4.5
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Bloody hill, bloody good!

    Full of character. Very well made.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Bloody Great!

    This Bloody Hill is a Bloody Bargain. All stems red fruit and plush mouthfill. Went back to buy more!

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Timo Mayer

German-born, enigmatic winemaker Timo Mayer is one of the great characters of the Yarra Valley. The words bombastic, charismatic and wild are as much applicable to the man as his wines.

From his close-planted Yarra Valley vineyard, evocatively named 'Bloody Hill', Timo carves out some astounding wines made with low levels of new oak and minimal additions. The signature of Timo's winemaking style is his penchant for whole-bunch ferment. His wines have an ethereal quality, firm tannins and impeccable structure.

These are compelling and extremely limited wines that tell a unique story of the Yarra Valley.
The Bloody Hill range is now the responsibility of Timo's talented son Rivar Mayer Ferguson, and has dropped the Mayer on the label from the 2021 releases. They continue to be superb value wines.

Winemaker Timo Mayer Yarra Valley, VIC Timo Mayer

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