Soldier’s Block Shiraz
Soldier’s Block Shiraz is sourced from ancient Victorian soils in order to achieve a wine with greater finesse, purity and structure. Picked at night and crushed within an hour of picking before being sent to the fermentation tanks. The Shiraz grapes were fermented in temperature-controlled tanks maintained at 22 – 25ºC to avoid extracting any harsh tannins, with the fermentations pumped over to extract good colour. 20% of the final blend is barrel aged. The winemaker also added 5% Malbec at the end of the whole process – a sneaky technique that gives a mulberry fruit twist on the finish.
Bright, aromatic and juicy on the nose with just a touch of bacon fat. True to the varietal, the tiny proportion of Malbec in this blend gives a flowery perfume. This vintage is a bright, dangerously drinkable Shiraz due to its fine, bright fruit and soft silky elegance.
*Suitable for vegans*
£12.99 75cl 14%
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