Evidence of wine making dating back over 6,000 years has been found in what is known as modern day Georgia and Iraq. Wine has been entwined in mythology, history, society, culture and religious practices of mankind. Wine today is thought of in terms of Old World - France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Austria, Lebanon and New World - Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, USA, South Africa. At Fine Wines Direct UK our range spans the globe including an award winning range of wines from Wales.
The peace and tranquillity of the cool climate Eden Valley is ideally suited to yielding the clean, pure flavours of Riesling.Minimal intervention enables the true characteristics of each vintage and the vines to speak for itself.
Grenache, Mataro and Shiraz are three of the great red grape varieties that are cornerstone to the Barossa's red winemaking pedigree. A traditional style using classic Barossa grape varieties, we looked for structure and integration of flavours.
Colour: Opaque crimson red with red-brick hues
Aroma: Lifted red fruit aromatics with a hint of sweet spice andcherry pastilles
Palate: Rich and densely flavoured with bright, expressive redfruit notes and wisps of toasted vanilla. Fine tanninsgive way to a persistent, moreish finish. Wellbalanced, juicy style of Shiraz.
Food Match: Roasted longhorn sirloin with potato dauphinois andsteamed greens.