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Name:

Romulus

Vintage:

2016 BAROSSA VALLEY

Variety:

Shiraz Old Vine

Background:

A story that has intrigued us for years is the fable of the legendary founders of Ancient Rome, Romulus and Remus. These twins were abandoned at birth and reared by a she-wolf. Romulus murdered his twin in a fit of rage over the naming of Rome, the city which both had built. Legend presents Romulus as the stronger, more powerful of the brothers, while Remus was more refined, focussed and elegant. We believe the twins’ characterise the distinctive and unique flavours and attributes of Shiraz from the twin valleys - the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley.

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Region:   Barossa Valley


Blend:   100% Shiraz


Yield:   1.1 t/acre - 1.75 t/acre


pH:   3.65


TA:   6.4 g/l


Alcohol:   14.5%


Maturation:   New American & French Oak Hogsheads


Cellaring:   Optimum year 2028 + Built to last


Tasting Notes:   

Deep garnet in colour with an alluring complex aroma of dark-cherry, plums and roasted vanilla bean. The palate is powerful and well structured, fleshy, with chewy textured tannins finishing with polish and focus. The 2016 was an exceptional Barossa vintage indicating this wine will mature well for many years.

 


Vineyard | Region:

To qualify for the Romulus blend the vineyards need to be over 50 years of age and managed sustainably

Barossa Valley 50+ year-old vineyard | Gomersal sub-region

Barossa Valley 80+ year-old vineyard | Moppa sub-region

Barossa Valley 60+ year-old vineyard | Menglers Hill sub-region

Barossa Valley 60+ year-old vineyard | Light Pass sub-region


Harvest Date:
20th February - 26th March 2016


Production: 700 dozen


 


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