From crisp dry Rosés to Shiraz with some serious structure and all the delights of Grenache inbetween.
The range of reds available shows the full spectrum of styles available here at Artisans of Barossa.
The fruit for our Gregor Shiraz is sourced from Shiraz vines planted in 1988 on our home block high in the Barossa Ranges. The soils up here are rocky, yellow podzolic matter over clays and we utilise double wire trellising in our vineyard.
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. Eligo is a vineyard selection of the best, low yielding parcels of exceptional fruit that I find during the vintage.
Sourced from a 90+ yo Bush Vine vineyard in the Barossa sub-region of Lights Pass.
The KENNEDY is a classic blend of old vine Barossa Valley Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre varieties. Named as a tribute to the legendary Barossa Vigneron’s who pioneered the planting of the old treasured vineyards, which the Barossa enjoys today. The Grenache fruit is the ‘soul’ of this blend and is from an exceptionally low yielding 50+ year-old Light Pass Vineyard. Originally planted by the Kennedy Family, with ownership eventually being passed onto the charismatic Leo ‘Joe’ KENNEDY who nurtured the vines for many years, selling his prized fruit to local winemakers.
A wine that offers a great intensity in colour and a nose of black cherries and dark plum. Meta Mataro is a great expression of juicy tannin and solid stage presence on the back of your palate. Plenty of up front fruit is a welcome balancing act. This is a wine to be enjoyed now!
Whilst this is the first single vineyard wine we have released from this vineyard, it has been a source of exceptional old vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro for Spinifex since 2005. The vineyard is located in the “Moppa”, an elevated area in the northern reaches of the Barossa Valley that sits within the triangle bounded by Greenock, Kalimna and Koonunga Hil.
The inspiration from the Barossa’s best old vine Grenache vineyards created Annexus, an addition to our Plexus blend. Annexus is a small unique blend selected from our best old low yielding Grenache vineyards, made only in the best years.
Black as night and laden with an abundance of natural structure and personality, the palate surprises with immense flavour but with all elements in balance.
Sourced from a 100+ year old vineyard north of Nuriootpa that is situated on sandy loam soil.
This is the 5th vintage we have sourced fruit from the Amadio Vineyard in the northern Adelaide Hills. As is typical, this single vineyard Aglianico was the last parcel we harvested in 2016.
A pack that highlights the three top wines from the Old Vine vineyards of the Hobbs Family.
Pack contains one each of the following - Gregor Shiraz, 1905 Shiraz and Tango Shiraz Viognier.