95 Points James Halliday Wine Companion
“A classic Barossa vintage. Perfumed dark cherry musky plum aromas with underlying savoury oak complexity. An elegantly styled wine with inky rich persistent dark fruits, grilled nut, vanilla oak notes, fine slinky textures and attractive mineral length.” Andrew Caillard MW
Caillard Shiraz 2016 (6 pack)
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Variety and Provenance:
100% BAROSSA VALLEY SHIRAZ Predominantly Rosensweig Vineyards, near Stockwell, A small portion from Mecklenberg. Western Edge of the Barossa.
In open stainless-steel vats. Partial whole bunch fermentation with regular pumping over and pigeage to optimise colour and flavour without over-extraction.
After around 10 days of post fermentation maceration, the wine was pressed off and racked into a combination of seasoned and new (10%) French oak barriques for 14 months to allow the fruit to develop richness, volume and complexity.
Drink: Now - 2035+