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Graeme Melton and a mate were travelling across South Australia in 1973, their EH Holden was in dire need of maintenance and Graeme took up casual work at a passing winery. The site supervisor was Peter Lehmann and young Graeme had his epiphany on the road to Barossa Valley. Lehmann suggested that Graeme change his name to Charlie and take the pilgrimmage to Vallee Rhone. Charlie became prepossessed with the culture of old vines Grenache, Shiraz and Mourverdre. He returned to the Barossa, at a time when old vineyard fruit was made into flagon Port and growers were destroying their historic sites in return for government grants. Charlie emabarked on a crusade to conserve and restore the ancient vines, establishing his cellars at Tanunda along Krondorf Road. He has since retained the most precious parcels, once destined.. Melton makes a mean mourvedre»
There were two scrub covered parcels of land, just outside Pokolbin village along McDonalds Road, that local council had long set aside for use as cricket ground and cemetery. Both were ultimately auctioned off to the highest bidders and sown to vine. A third undeveloped site became the subject of a long running feud among the new and old neighbours. Dodgy invoices between the rivals were exchanged and the division of firewood became a further cause of contention. A truce was eventually called by the two protagonists, Brokenwood and Hungerford Hill, for the sake of healthy viticulture. The nascent blocks achieved international renown as the eminent Cricket Pitch and the Langtons Listed Graveyard Vineyard, establishing Brokenwood as one of the most cherished marques in Hunter Valley wine... Sociable soils make for healthy vine»
Planted to a steep north facing slope, under the shades of an ancient sawmill, very near the estuaries Mersey and Don, the measured yields of an elite little vineyard are hand picked for vinification by the illustrious Josef Chromy wineworks at Relbia. Highly specialised with the effusive sparkling styles and aromatic whites, winners Winestate Alternative Varietal of Year, the barriques of Barringwood are percolating parcels of Pinot Noir, which are setting a benchmark for the artisanal boutique estates of Devonport and greater Launceston. Barringwood are grown within a unique mesoclime, the longest growing season in Tasmania, each bottle is remarkable for its expression and articulation of a truly opportune site. There are only a few productive hectares at Barringwood, highly prized & passionately husbanded, a closely.. Ardour of affection on the apple isle»

Brothers in Arms No.6 Shiraz Cabernet CONFIRM VINTAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Langhorne Creek South Australia
A big favourite of Shiraz Cabernet enthusiasts in markets Australia and overseas, from fruit grown to eight individual plantings on the historic Metala Vineyard, by fifth generation Langhorne Creek vignerons Tom and Guy Adams. A component of Metala Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon has been added to the backbone of Metala Shiraz, achieving an august Aussie Claret style that has won massive international acclaim and can scarce keep up with demand. Alluringly fragrant with regional licorice mint aromas, brimming with layers of soft, dark fleshy fruit.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$263.00
Deep plum red colour, crimson hues. Aromas of gentle black pepper and lifted spice, hints of leather and mint are entwined with plum and dark red fruits. Juicy, sweet dark berry/ blackcurrant fruit flavours, supported by plush, soft tannins, laying down a palate of considerable richness and length. Full bodied yet refined, fashioned to the timeless styling which has brought Langhorne Creek wines to the world.
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