|Region||Barossa Valley, SA|
|Bling||96pts Kim Brebach|
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Opulent, velvet smooth and truly seductive.
Hesketh ‘Resurrection’ Barossa Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017 – Yet another new range from the ever-growing Hesketh Group. The intensity of the fruit has to be experienced to be believed. Opulent, velvet smooth and truly seductive. Just got better and better over 3 days. 96 points. Awesome wine.
Hesketh produce exceptional wines and their alternate varietals have caused quite a stir around WDHQ, leaving many a Tasting Panel member weak at the knees. They also co-own Vickery wines with John Vickery, the master and godfather of Australian Riesling. There aren’t too many staff orders that don’t feature a bottle or 3 of one of these wines....
Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia' oldest wine regions. Warm and dry, it is renowned for producing the distinctive Barossa Shiraz, a full-bodied red with notes of chocolate and spice. The valleys and sloping hills create several temperature ranges. But in summer, take it from us – It's just plain hot. The soils range from clay and loam in the cooler areas to the classically South Australian sand and ...
Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce powerful red wines. Wines made from Syrah are often powerfully flavoured and full-bodied. The variety produces wines with a wide range of flavor notes, depending on the climate and soils where it is grown, as well as other viticultural practices chosen. Aroma characters can range from violets to berries (usually dark as oppo...
You know the story, we both work, one daughter, two dogs, two cats, friends, family, life. In our house there isn’t a lot of time to cook for sustenance let alone for the joy of it. Quick, simple and plenty of tuppawarable leftovers for the freezer has become the “specialite de la maison”....
Looking for something to stand up to that big, bad red? Look here. And throw some garlic mash on the side....