Sons of Eden Zephyrus Shiraz 2017

A knockout, with a meaty/smoky core, this has an array of spice, brambly fruit and savoury herbs. A blend of both Barossa and Eden valley sites.

Australia, SA, Eden Valley
#Red  #Shiraz / Syrah  #Sons Of Eden  #South Australia  #Eden Valley  


"Deep crimson in colour with a perfumed spicy mix of wild-berry and dried Spring herbs. The palate is richly concentrated with a focused red fruit core surrounded by delicious, supple layered tannins. 

This wine is a blend of 16 unique individual Shiraz parcels, made from fruit grown from throughout the Barossa Region. The blend of cooler climate Eden Valley Shiraz (45%) and warmer climate Barossa Valley Shiraz (55%) 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 10 to 60%, then after 20-25 days on skins each ferment was pressed into a mix of new (45%) and seasoned French oak hogsheads. After a maturation of 15 months the wine was blended, naturally clarified and bottled without finings or filtration."

- Sons of Eden