2019 Eight at the Gate Shiraz Family Selection

Deep crimson red

Dark cherries and blue fruits with undertones of stewed fruit and plums with a hint of tobacco.

Medium to full palate weight, powerful flavours of spice, pepper and sumac. Structural powdery tannins provide a dry finish to compliment the dark fruits.

$48.00

1000 in stock

Wine Detail

Wine Detail

Colour: Deep crimson red

Aroma: Dark cherries and blue fruits with undertones of stewed fruit and plums with a hint of tobacco.

Palate: Medium to full palate weight, powerful flavours of spice, pepper and sumac. Structural powdery tannins provide a dry finish to compliment the dark fruits.

Vintage: 2019

Grape Variety: Shiraz

Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol 14.1%, Acidity 6.2 g/L, pH 3.67, RS <0.11g/150ml glass

Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C

Wine Making

Wine Making

Vinification: 34 mths in new & seasoned French Oak hogsheads.

Vintage Conditions: In 2019, exceptional winter rainfall gave us a full soil moisture profiles and budburst occurred on par with long term averages with very solid early shoot growth. Mid December through to the early March was extremely dry with virtually no rainfall. The mild days and cool nights in late February and early March aided in the final ripen creating strong varietal characters and crisp natural acids.

Vine Clone: BVRC 30

Harvest Date: March 28, 2019

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Previous Vintage Awards

Previous Vintage Awards

94 Wine Orbit

91 Winestate Magazine

Silver Sommeliers Choice Award

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