Angas Plains Estate Emily Cross Shiraz 2012

$40.00

Emily Cross Shiraz a special release wine which bears the name of Phillip’s mother. “a remarkable lady who loves country life”. The wine has a lovely fruit sweetness combined with intensity and the spicy characteristics and power of a great shiraz, much like the lady herself. The wine has incredible dark inky depth and good palate weight to provide lingering flavours with each sip.

This wine is worthy of drinking now and will show further development with aging in the bottle over 12 years.

Tasting Notes

Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Angas Plains Estate
Emily Cross
Shiraz  2012

Viticulture

The 2012 was a very good growing season with a good spring and mild summer.

This allowed the fruit to ripen evenly on the vine. Cropping 8 tonne per hectare.

Winemaking

This wine was made as a small batch (9 tonne) in an open fermentor for  8 days.
Our finest new French barrels and first year barrels were carefully chosen to be used for maturation of this exceptional batch of wine.
It was pressed off skins and carefully monitored in the barrels.
Being bottled after 18 months maturation to ensure the correct balance of oak to fruit was achieved.

Wine

The wine has a lovely richness combined with intensity and the spicy characteristics and power of a great shiraz.

The wine has incredible depth of colour and good palate weight to provide lingering flavours with each sip.
This wine is worthy of drinking after 5 years,  and will show further development with aging in the bottle for  15 years plus.

Silver Medal Langhorne Creek Wine Show 2015
93 points James Halliday Wine Companion 2016

14 % ALC/VOL    PH 3.45    Residual Sugar 0.4g/L
Harvested 12th March 2012   Bottled 16th Oct 2013

 

Additional information

Weight 1.33 kg

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