Eisenstone Greenock Barossa Valley Shiraz SR 801 2017
Awarded 97 points and "Best of the Best" wines in James Halliday Wine Companion 2021.
The wine is dense, deep red in colour. The flavours are fresh wild berry, mulberries and other dark fruits. French oak integrates with the fruit and lend a savoury spice nuance without dominating. The wine is generous and opulent in while young and this will continue to develop as it ages. As the wine matures the flavours will develop towards fruitcake, licorice, chocolate and mocha.
The grapes were grown at the western end of Roenfeldt Rd in the Western Ridges of the Barossa Valley. Fermented in small open fermenters using traditional techniques. Matured in 50% new French oak barrels for 24 months.
Only 800 bottles, each individually numbered.
"Matured in French oak (50% new) for 20 months. Has the qualities that I see (and enjoy) as the mark of a special vintage: lighter footfall, more spice and savoury nuances, and a long finish that expands like the peacock's tail. The special bonus is a final surge of fresh red fruits." 97 Points James Halliday
97 / 100 Cellarmaster Value Rating