Black Beauty Sparkling Shiraz (2020 disgorged)

Non vintage

Sparkling Shiraz is a traditional Barossa indulgence, and our Beauty Block is the perfect fruit source to produce this homage to the style; rich in flavour with a delightful air of elegance.


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B Block: Deep red clay loam | Eastern bank of Greenock Creek | Low topographical position | Shaded Morning | North-south oriented rows
Upshot: Ripe yet elegant fruit | Soft tannins | Lifted aromatics


Primary Fermentation: De-stemmed | Combined with wet Viognier skins (3%) | ⅓ fermented off skins in oak | ⅔ chilled with 1-2 pump-overs per day | Basket pressed
Oak: French – 35% new, 65% old | Natural malolactic fermentation | 25 months maturation
Secondary Fermentation: In bottle post yeast inoculation | 12 months on lees
Tech. Analysis: Alcohol: 14.5% | pH: 3.59 | Acid: 6.8g/L | RS: 189g/L

Noteworthy Dates
Disgorged: November 2020 | Released: November 2020


Sensorial Information
Profile: Blackcurrant | Blackberry | Plum | Brandy Mettwurst | Freshly Baked Brioche
Texture: Fine, even bead | Soft tannins | Balanced acidity | Dry finish

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