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2012 SHIRAZ, Range, Bannockburn. Geelong, Australia

Bin:  605

Alcohol percentage:  14%

Area:

Geelong is about 80km west of Melbourne. It’s not a beautiful area but the cooling ocean breezes and the aged limestone soils make it ideal for growing Pinot Noir. The winery is named after the nearby township of Bannockburn.

Producer:

From their UK agent GB vintners:
“The Hoopers were one of the first families to plant vines here post the phylloxera years & one of the few still in operation. If you didn’t know, Geelong was the first region, originally, planted with grapes in Victoria in the 1840’s by the Swiss. The wines have always pivoted to Burgundy in style and in recent years this has been matched by even more work moving towards organic farming & improving viticulture. Their wines are prized possessions on the secondary market due to their ability to age well. I remember first trying a 1999 Shiraz that was clean, bags of aromatics, not overblown, soft and maturing with calming elegance, this was in 2016.
From the Bannockburn website:
This Shiraz comes from our oldest vineyard, planted in 1974. Range is only produced in years when the fruit from this site looks quite exceptional so is kept separate and is made as a single vineyard wine.

£55.00

£52.25 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£49.50 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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