Personalised Aphelion The Tendance Shiraz 2017 14.2% 750ml
Personalised Aphelion The Tendance Shiraz 2017 14.2% 750mlSilver Medal- Class 12. Shiraz, Australia & New Zealand Boutique Wine Show 2019
*2018 Young Gun Winemaker of the Year Award Winner*
The two vineyards were picked a week apart in mid to late March. The first vineyard’s fruit was vinified in 3 separate small ferments to add interest and complexity before being gently pressed and sent to neutral French oak to mature. The second vineyard was fermented and kept on skins for one month before pressing to large format (600L) French oak. The two parcels were blended prior to bottling in July 2018. Unfined & unfiltered.
Aphelion is a straight out of the blocks, this new wine label established in 2014 by husband-and-wife Rob and Louise Mack has already gained a strong reputation for quality and value. Pedigreed winemaker Rob Mack concentrates on grape varieties that thrive in the Mediterranean climate of McLaren Vale, producing stylish Grenache as well as other regionally emerging varieties, such as Mataro and Sagrantino. They craft their wines to match the foods they love to eat - Italian, Mediterranean, and Asian. It starts with the sun and the earth. Aphelion Wine Co.’s growers are passionate about producing premium, hand tended grapes from only the most select, unique parcels of land.Variety: Shiraz/Syrah
Region: McLaren Vale, South Australia
Winemaker: Rob Mack