Capel Single Vineyard Whispering Hill Shiraz 2007 (6x750mL) Mt Barker, WA

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Single Vineyard Whispering Hill wines epitomise the ultimate varietal expression of grapes grown on and selected from the most suitable rows of our family owned, mature and proven cool climate Western Australian vineyards. These wines are released only in years when we believe that this has been achieved.

WA - Mount Barker
Western Australia

Expert Reviews

"Pick of the Region" Gold Medal (18 Points) Multi-layered with roasted black fruits, spice and cedary oak, this wine has substance and definition, without being broad-shouldered. It has classic varietal character and the depth of quality wine with youthful vivacity and noble, sturdy tannins. It will continue to improve with further time. Tasting Panel - Larissa Bray, Alan Dinneen, Max Veenhuyzen, Paul McArdle & David Watson

Scoop Jul-09

Fragrant, zesty, lively mouthfeel and thrust, but is as yet distinctly oaky. James Halliday Wine Companion 2010 Jun-09

4 1/2 Stars "Intense, bold and alluring dark berry nose. “Makes you want to investigate further,” noted one judge. Dymic black and blue berry fruit palate with luscious mouthfeel. A stunner!" Winestate (Australia), May 2009

Winery Tasting Notes

All fruit is harvested from our Whispering Hill vineyard that is situated on ancient granitic soils in the truly cool viticultural region of Mount Barker. The wine was vinified using a selected Shiraz yeast in open fermenters under closely controlled conditions. Two weeks after fermentation the wine was pressed directly into French oak barriques. During 12 months in oak the wine was minimally handled, fined using egg whites and bottled

with minimal filtration. The resultant wine is a superb example of Mount Barker Shiraz showing intense aromas of pepper, red berries and spice. The palate is rich and full of sweet fruit with fine grained, firm tannins. This powerful, elegant and complex wine will develop in complexity with 5 years of careful cellaring.

Medals & Trophies

"Pick of the Region" Gold Medal

WA - Mount Barker
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Capel Vale was established in 1974 by Sydney radiologist Dr Peter Pratten and his wife Elizabeth when they purchased land on the Capel River between Bunbury and Busselton in Western Australia’s South-West.The site was originally a stone fruit orchard and its rich red alluvial loam soils over limestone made it a perfect viticultural site. It is also the location for the winery, cellar door and award winning restaurant.

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