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Berton Vineyard Limited Release Single Vineyard Gundagai Shiraz 2016 (6 bottle case)

A deliciously smooth wine which delivers rich, intense aromas of blackberry, black cherry and subtle hints of toasty oak. Opulent with juicy berried fruits, a unique mineral character and subtle nuances of vanilla and cedar box, the palate is velvety soft with beautifully integrated tannins and a long, elegant finish.

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RRP£14.99
Alcoholic strength14.5%
Vintage2016
GrapesShiraz 74%, Cabernet Sauvignon 26%
Serve withBig game or slow-cooked lamb
NameBerton Vineyards High Eden Bonsai Shiraz Cabernet
BodyD
Contains sulphitesYes
Vegetarian/VeganYes/Yes
Milk/EggsNo/No
Organic/BiodynamicNo/No

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Established by Bob and Cherie Berton in May 1996, Berton Vineyard is one of Hallgarten's most important partners. The estate covers 30 hectares of land located on gently rolling hills at 450 metres above sea level, in a subregion of Eden Valley in South Australia. The superb Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Chardonnay wines are still sourced from this plot. In 2007, Bob purchased the Yenda winery in the heart of the Riverina. This state-of- the-art facility has the capacity to process 20,000 tonnes and enables Berton Vineyard to produce value for money wines which sit alongside their premium single vineyard offerings.

The vineyard is situated on rolling hills overlooking the Murrumbidgee River and Jugiong village. At 350 metres above sea level, it is considered high country New South Wales. The average annual rainfall here is 706 millimetres, classifying the region as having a continental climate. The terroir is rich quartz speckled through alluvial soils; it nourishes the clone BVRC30 vines, which were planted on their own rootstocks in 1997. Drip irrigation ensures they receive the optimal amount of moisture.

The Gundagai Shiraz 2106 was one of the acclaimed Australian wine expert Matthew Jukes' Top 100 Wines:

“Bob Berton showed a trio of sub-regional Shirazes, from a group of six which he made, earlier this year in London and it was a tremendous exercise. Heathcote, Coonawarra and Gundagai were the regions he picked and they all looked very accurate and distinctive. My favourite was the Gundagai and while Bob sells these in his cellar door only, he has agreed to ship over a few cases to this country. We don’t see many Gundagai Shirazes in the UK so this is a superb chance to taste this remarkable wine. Bounded on the northeast by Hilltops, the east by Canberra District and the south by Tumbarumba, Gundagai is high country and the fruit is tight, dark, spicy and juicy and I always sense a mouth-watering, black olive tang in the background of the flavour. Spot on in every department this is another expression of Australian Shiraz to add to the already diverse flavour palette”.

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