Bimbadgen Hunter Valley 2016 Shiraz

$22.00 per bottle
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Minimum order: 12 bottles (incl. mixed case)
  • Colour

    Deep vibrant red with a beetroot hue.

  • Nose

    Lifted aromas of dark cherries with hints of strawberry sweetness, intermingled vanillin oak and black pepper spice.

  • Palate

    The palate is rich and full, displaying bright red fruits with nuances of darker black fruits combined with a hint of savouriness. The finish is long, with supple tannins and a generous fruit sweetness. Moreish.

  • Source

    Hunter Valley

  • Vinification

    Cold soak for two days, followed by a 10 day ferment. The cap was plunged twice daily to ensure maximum colour and flavour.

  • Blending

    N/A

  • Aging

    10 months in 25% New French Oak with a mixture of older barrels, both in 500L puncheons and 225L barriques.

  • Bottling

    16th January, 2017

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Shiraz13.0%+5 years4th February 2016French3.586.6g/L

Vintage 2016 was ultimately rewarding in many ways. Hail at flowering followed by 400mm of rain in January created many challenges in the vineyard. Hot dry weather in between ensured even consistent ripening resulting in a well-rounded Shiraz harvest.