Discover your new favourite Barossa Shiraz with this mixed dozen of quintessential South Australian reds.
Tried-and-true Barossa quality meets exceptional value in this package, comprising two bottles each of six Barossa Shiraz wines from some of the region’s most respected producers.
Includes two bottles each of:
Murray Street Vineyards Black Label 2016
Head Red 2016
Artisans Of Barossa Small Batch 2017
Two Hands Gnarly Dudes 2016
Chris Ringland CR 2017
Sons of Eden Zephyrus 2016
"Alex Head's annual 'best value Barossa Valley I can make'. A deeply coloured wine with plenty of savoury tannin backbone, but more than sufficient black fruits to put flesh on the bones, and finishes brightly." 92 Points, James Halliday
Gold Medal and 96 points at the 42nd Barossa Wine Show 2018
Class 9 - Dry Red, Varietal Shiraz
Premium - Vintage 2017
"Gorgeous purity and silky tannins set the stage for kirsch, blueberry syrup, white chocolate and espresso flavors. Complex and generous, with an epic finish, where the harmonious flavors linger. Drink now through 2030. 16,000 cases made." 93 points, MaryAnn Worobiec, Wine Spectator (February 2018)
GOLD MEDAL at San Francisco International Wine Competition
"Sourced from eight vineyards across the Barossa and Eden valleys. Indeed 19 individual parcels were used, 48% from the Eden Valley and 52% Barossa. It sees a limited inclusion of whole bunches and 35% new French oak. It's dark and dense but soft and mellifluous. Blackberry jam, the sweeter side of boysenberry, flings of dry spice and no shortage of florals. You wouldn't call it overly complex but you would call it a pleasure dome." 94 points, Campbell Mattinson (January 2018)
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.