My aim with Eligo is to produce a structured but elegant expression of Barossa Shiraz. A wine with restrained power, rich texture and palate length.
Region: Barossa Valley
Varieties: Shiraz 100%. Eligo represents the best of my 2009 vintage and is sourced from some excellent Shiraz vineyards in the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley regions.
Winemaking: Fermentation with submerged cap in small stainless steel fermenters. Some batches had up to 2 weeks on skins.
Oak Maturation: 100% barrel matured for 20 months with 75% new fine grain French oak hogsheads (300 litre) and the balance 2 and 3 year old hogsheads.
- Colour: Dense purple-red.
- Nose: A youthful expressive of blackberry, blueberry and dark chocolate.
- Palate: Multi layered with vibrant dark fruit. Intense but still restrained, with impressive structure and fruit intensity.
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