St Hallett Old Block

An acknowledged icon of the Barossa, St Hallett Old Block is an elegant and seamless Shiraz widely recognised as world class. Derived purely from low cropping old vines of 60 to over 100 years of age, Old Block Shiraz is by its very nature exclusive.Old Block Shiraz articulates the harmony of Barossa’s two valley sub-regions. Unique sites in the warmer Barossa Valley contribute a rich foundation while the adjacent higher altitude and cooler Eden Valley confers texture, seamless mineral structure and an elegant floral vitality. Maturation involves a plethora of options from the choice of cooper, the toasting and size of the barrel to the origin of the oak - predominantly a selection of ancient French forests whose refinement suits the elegance of Old Block. Each choice is tailored to suit each individual parcel of old vine Shiraz, nurturing and layering the complexity for which Old Block is renowned.Each parcel of Shiraz destined for Old Block undergoes an intensive selection process beginning in the vineyards to regular barrel tastings throughout its 3 year maturation in order to ensure the consistency and the record of longevity of this Barossa icon.An elegant and seamless Shiraz for the ultimate occasion.Ultimate Food Match: Game – Duck and Venison“100 Best Wines of Australia - The legendary Old Block continues to yield world class Shiraz.” Matthew Jukes, Expert Wine 2004