Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 201875cl
Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2019
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Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2018 is part of a special range, "the Berton Vineyard wines" elaborated whith grapes coming from the vineyards where it all started for the winery. A vineyard called the Hight Eden. That is quiet a good omen, isn't it?
Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2018 is a dry, full bodied wine, best consumed within 2 years, however the Black Shiraz is made to withstand 5-10 years cellaring. A bold example of Australian Shiraz - fast becoming the most popular wine of the winery. Have fun enjoying this red wine from Australia.
Description of Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2018
Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2018 (Shiraz)
- View: deep red color.
- Nose: aroma of blackberries and plums with notes of toasted vanilla and spicy oak.
- Mouth: taste full of flavour and intensity with rich notes of plum, blueberry and mocha, as well as ripe and dense tannins that give structure and length on the palate.
NAME OF ORIGIN: South East Australia, Australia.
VINEYARD: Berton Vineyard.
WINEMAKING: The plots are fermented in vertical stainless steel fermenters for five to seven days at a controlled temperature, between 25 and 29ºC. Then it is pressed in bags and left to ferment until it dries to pass to French oak, to carry out the malolactic fermentation.
IDEAL FOR: ideal companion for beef fillet dishes and roasted vegetables.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12ºC
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15%.
Bob and Cherie set about planting the first Berton Vineyard cuttings that spring - ten acres of Shiraz and seven acres of Chardonnay - without any permanent water - it wasn't until the following year, in 1998 when the dam filled that the vines got a decent drink!! It was due to these conditions and the seemingly hydrophobic podsolic soils that the vines struggled to become established. After a few years where the vines still looked like rootlings, a Swedish friend jokingly called it the bonsai vineyard - and the name stuck and later became the name of their premium Shiraz. High Eden has a high annual rainfall so the vines are looking good these days... but they still remember the early days every time they crack open a bottle of Bonsai! After the dam was established and water plentiful they went on to plant Cabernet sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc.More about the Winery
Reviews of Berton Vineyards The Black Shiraz Metal Label 2018
Strong, purple black and intense (hence the name) yet surprisingly soft and easy drinking for such a high alcohol wine - just how Aussie Shiraz should be!
Gold Medal: China Wine & Spirits Awards (2015 vintage)
Gold Medal: San Francisco IWC (2015 vintage)
Bronze Medal: Decanter World Wine Awards (2015 vintage)
Bronze Medal: International Wine Challenge 2016 (2015 vintage)