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Lone Palm Vineyards Old Vine Barossa Shiraz 2022

$60.00
A stunning offering from Lone Palm sourced entirely from 3 small Barossa Vineyards planted in the 1950s and 60s. Vineyards are from the highly prized sub-districts of Ebenezer, Vine Vale and Nuriootpa. Older French and American oak is employed here to allow the fruit to shine, and stunning fruit it is. Satsuma plum, blueberry, dark cherry, spice, chocolate, liquorice and more on the go here. Dave Brooks from Halliday's Wine Companion sums this wine up beautifully, 'excellent fruit density, fine chocolatey tannin and layered spice and dark fruits on the finish'.
Lone Palm Vineyards Old Vine Barossa Shiraz 2022
Wine Specs
Variety
Shiraz
Vintage
2022
Winemaker
Tom White
Body
Full
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2035
Bling
95pts Sam Kim, 94pts Kim Brebach, 92pts James Halliday, 93pts Ken Gargett, 93pts Mike Bennie
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Lone Palm Vineyard is located south of Marananga, the heart of Barossa Valley. A vineyard of many different sites and microclimates, and a lone palm tree standing next to the settlers cottage built in the late 1800s, from where the name originates. Opulent sunshine, rich soil, hand picked and traditional winemaking to produce dark, fruity, full-bodied premium Shiraz.
Barossa Valley, SA

Region

Barossa Valley, SA

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#html-body [data-pb-style=WR2C2W2]{justify-content:flex-start;display:flex;flex-direction:column;background-position:left top;background-size:cover;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-attachment:scroll;border-style:none;border-width:1px;border-radius:0;margin:0 0 10px;padding:10px}#html-body [data-pb-style=TWPGKK1]{border-style:none;border-width:1px;border-radius:0;margin:0;padding:0}Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's 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 te ... Read Full Article
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Shiraz

Variety

Shiraz

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Tuscan Minestrone
This minestrone is dead easy and will make enough for you to keep revisiting over a busy week. Of course, the process is all the more enjoyable with a glass of vino in hand, but that's up to you. Ingredients: Glug of olive oil 1 brown onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 large rasher bacon, chopped (bacon bones can also be used) 1 tin cannellini beans, rinsed 1 bunch kale, roughly chopped 2 fresh tomatoes, diced 1 tin diced tomatoes 200mL red wine 500ml vegetable stock (if you prefer a different stock, use it - I use vegetable for less salty interference) A couple of bayleaves Salt and pepper [caption id="attachment_2064" align="alignnone" width="625"] Tuscan Minestrone.[/caption]
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Barossa Valley, SA
Barossa Valley, SA

Just 60km northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa Valley is one of Australia's 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 red-brown loam in the valleys. Irrigation is often required, but with water supply an increasing problem, many growers are practicing dryland farming, relying on what falls from the sky and clings from night fog. Couple this with the number of very old vines in the region (which produce limited quantities of grapes), and the result is fruit with deeply concentrated flavour which quickly ripen. A great foundation for some of the world's most acclaimed reds.

History

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Shiraz
Shiraz

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 opposed to red), chocolate, espresso and black pepper. No one aroma can be called "typical" though blackberry and pepper are often noticed. With time in the bottle these "primary" notes are moderated and then supplemented with earthy or savory "tertiary" notes such as leather and truffle.

"Secondary" flavor and aroma notes are those associated with several things, generally winemakers' practices (such as oak barrel and yeast regimes).

History

It is called Syrah in its country of origin, France, as well as in the rest of Europe,

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