Sons of Eden Zephyrus Shiraz 2015
Deep in colour with a lifted bouquet of seductive wild berry fruits complemented by spicy dried herb nuances. The palate is richly concentrated with a focused red fruit core surrounded by delicious, supple layered tannins.
This wine is a blend of 20 different individual Shiraz parcels, made from fruit grown from throughout the Barossa. The blend of cooler climate Eden Valley Shiraz (60%) and warmer climate Barossa Valley Shiraz (40%), combine beautifully to enhance the palate structure and aromatics.
An array of fermentation techniques, were utilised all involving extended skin contact and gentle hand-plunging. Each of the fermentations retained varying levels of whole-bunch fruit clusters from 5 to 50%, then after 20-25 days on skins each ferment was pressed into a mix of new and seasoned French oak hogsheads. After a maturation of 18 months the wine was blended, naturally clarified and bottled without finings or filtration