Bimbadgen Reserve 2015 Shiraz

$65.00 per bottle
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bottle (s)
Minimum order: 12 bottles (incl. mixed case)
  • Colour:

    Vibrant beetroot red.

  • Nose:

    Lifted red currant combined with a hint of oak spice.

  • Palate:

    Medium bodied bright red fruits framed elegantly by a silky tannin structure.

  • Source:

    Bimbagen’s Palmers Lane Vineyard Blocks 9/2, 8 and 19/22.

  • Vinification:

    Cold soak for 2 days; pumped over and left on skins for a week after ferment. Malolactic fermentation in old and new French oak.

  • Blending:

    Three Palmers Lane blocks were identified as being of exceptional quality; the best seven barrels were selected to form this blend.

  • Aging:

    12 months in a combination of new and old barriques (225L) and puncheons (500L).

  • Bottling:

    25th October, 2016. 150 dozen produced.

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Shiraz13.5%10 years13th-19th Feb225L and 500L French3.396.6g/L

2015 followed the exceptional 2014 Vintage by producing an abundant Shiraz harvest. Early season rain events gave way to a warm, dry February. Consistent temperature ensured even ripening with medium bodied red fruits, typical of the Hunter Valley Shiraz Style.