Windy Peak Shiraz 2016 (6 x 750mL), Heathcote, VIC.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

RRP $14

$11.90 per Bottle
$71.40 per pack

Overview

Fruit is sourced from carefully selected parcels of Shiraz grown on the red cambrian soils of Northern Heathcote. Fruit is harvested at 14.0-15.0 Baume to achieve a balance of fruit ripeness and balanced acidity. Grapes are destemmed and crushed into both static and rotary fermenters. The resultant wine is then fermented for up to two weeks on skins prior to pressing and racking. A third of the blend is matured for 5 months in older casks and the remainder stays in tank for freshness and brightness.

Region:
VIC - Heathcote
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep red with good purple hues.

Aroma

Sweet berry and spice with hints of black pepper.

Palate

Full complex fruit cake flavours with fine tannin and cedary oak.

Food Matching

Braised porterhouse steak.

Cellaring Potential

Terrific now or enjoy over the next seven to ten years, if carefully cellared.

Vintage
2016
Region
VIC - Heathcote
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14.5%

Winery Profile

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De Bortoli Wines is a third generation family wine company established by Vittorio and Giuseppina De Bortoli in 1928. The couple emigrated to Australia from Northern Italy, from mountain villages at the foothills of the Italian Alps, near the historic town of Asolo.

Their son, the energetic and dynamic Deen De Bortoli, (b 1936 – d 2003) expanded and consolidated the business created by his parents. Deen's children established De Bortoli's reputation for premium wine including icon dessert wine Noble One and the Yarra Valley wines.

Italian family values passed down from Vittorio remain core values, there is a culture of hard work, generosity of spirit and of sharing good food, good wine and good times with family and friends.

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