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BRANSON COACH HOUSE Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2002

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BRANSON COACH HOUSE Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2002 BRANSON COACH HOUSE Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2002

BRANSON COACH HOUSE Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley 2002

<p>Branson Coach House Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley</p> <p>It's probably a good thing that, unopened, the B<sup>c</sup>H Barossa Valley Shiraz feels like the bottle is made of iron rather than glass – forewarning what lies in store. Totally opaque, dark and brooding on the nose and the palate and on the finish. Full-bodied and powerful yet there is a grace there, where other Barossa Shirazes that fall into this category show as clumsy. It's all wrapped together nicely and will show very well with some good cellaring.</p> <p>Branson Coach House no longer exists. The then winemaker Michael Twelftree bought with his then business partner Richard Mintz. The wine is now bottled under the Two Hands Single Vineyard Series.</p>
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Branson Coach House Rare Greenock (black label) Shiraz, Barossa Valley

It's probably a good thing that, unopened, the BcH Barossa Valley Shiraz feels like the bottle is made of iron rather than glass – forewarning what lies in store. Totally opaque, dark and brooding on the nose and the palate and on the finish. Full-bodied and powerful yet there is a grace there, where other Barossa Shirazes that fall into this category show as clumsy. It's all wrapped together nicely and will show very well with some good cellaring.

Branson Coach House no longer exists. The then winemaker Michael Twelftree bought with his then business partner Richard Mintz. The wine is now bottled under the Two Hands Single Vineyard Series.

  • Style: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Vintage: 2002
  • Region: Barossa Valley
  • Code: BRANGREN
  • Varietal: Shiraz
  • Country: Australia

Region Barossa Valley

Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with man

Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with many over 100 years old. Although most famous for Shiraz, the Barossa can also produce fragrant and deliciously fruity Grenache blends and beautifully rich, chocolatey Cabernet Sauvignons.

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