Peak Valley Shiraz

Winemakers Notes

A delicious and approachable mid-weight Shiraz with earthy spicy characters and really impressive length. Crimson with violet hues. Spiced plums and peppercorns with a savoury fruit cake finish. The palate is a mix of violets and spice with hints of fresh liquorice with lingering plums. This is a fruit driven, medium bodied wine with fine, soft tannins and a savoury, persistent finish.

Vintage Notes

2015 Vintage was characterised by a dry period extending from July to April, together with warmer than usual temperatures during Spring until mid January which advanced maturity on lower yielding vines. Mild temperatures from Mid January slowed maturities concentrating flavour and intensifying colour development.

Winemaking

The grapes are crushed and de-stemmed into fermenters. Pressing then occurs approximately seven days after crushing and the wine is then put into French oak for maturation for up to 12 months..

Vintage 2015      Region South Australia
Alcohol 14% 

Peak Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemakers Notes

The wine is a pale straw colour with a green hue. The nose displays some complexity with white peach and citrus, complimented by underlying nutty characteristics. This is a medium weight wine with peach and citrus characters, a creamy mid palate, balanced nicely with a tight acid line. The wine finishes with balance and a good persistance.

Vintage Notes

2015 Vintage was characterised by a dry period extending from July to April, together with warmer than usual temperatures during Spring until mid January. Mild temperatures from mid January resulted in a slow ripening process, the development of intense flavour and good natural aciditiy.

Winemaking

Harvest was carried out at night. The fruit was pressed (using an airbag press). After settling the juice was warmed and inoculated with a neutral yeast selected for its ability to respect the purity of the fruit. After fermentation the yeast lees were stirred for 6 weeks (battonage). Post fermentation the wine was stabilized, minimally fined, filtered then bottled.

Vintage 2013      Region South Australia
Alcohol 13%