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2015 Wyatt Earp

Tasting Notes

VINTAGE

2015 

REGION

Clare Valley  / Watervale Sub-Region

GRAPE VARIETIES

Shiraz

VINEYARD

Dry Grown Shiraz from our Shiraz block at Watervale

VINIFICATION

2015 was a great year fir Vintage Shiraz. The warmer conditions favoured the build-up of both colour and flavour. The fruit was harvested at 14 Baume with the fruit fermented in 2 Tonne batches and fortified at 7 Baume. A careful selection of clean lifted spirit, gives an aromatic, balanced and varietal style of Vintage Shiraz.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

pH 3.62     TA 6.1     ALC 18.5%

WINEMAKERS

Nick Walker, David O'Leary

COLOUR

Deep vibrant red, purple hues

BOUQUET

An intense and fragrant fortified Shiraz with clean lifted spirits. Perfumed with blackberry, liquorice and spice.

PALATE

There are three main components to a great Vintage Shiraz - Blackberry fruits, clean lifted and balanced with long tannin. The palate is rich and concentrated with great power an length of flavour.

FOOD MATCH

Blue cheese, poached pears, hazelnut chocolate tart and walnuts.

CELLARING POTENTIAL

15 - 20 years

AWARDS

"Wyatt Earp" Vintage Shiraz was awarded the Trophy at the 2010 Clare Wine Show by one of Australia's top port producer Andrew Wigan from Peter Lehmann Wines and Gold Medal at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show in Class 57b (Vintage 0-5 years).