Eligo Shiraz

Eligo Shiraz

John Duval

2015

Barossa Valley

Australia

Fermentation with submerged cap in small stainless steel fermenters. Some batches had up to 2 weeks on skins.
OAK MATURATION: 100% barrel matured for 20 months with 55% new fine grain French oak hogsheads (300 litre) and the balance 2 and 3 and 4 year old hogsheads.
TECHNICAL NOTES: Alcohol 14.5%
pH 3.63
TA 6.17 g/l
STYLE: 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.
VINTAGE: The 2015 vintage started with a warmer than usual spring followed by early, but even, flowering and fruit-set. Frost, particularly in the Northern Barossa reduced yields however the conditions during fruit ripening were pleasingly mild and dry with rain in mid-January brining some welcome relief. Shiraz was first picked in the Krondorf area on 12 February and finished on 17 March in Eden Valley

PRESS AND REVIEWS

Alcohol

14.5

750ml

Contents

1386

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