Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz
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Glaetzer Bishop Shiraz

Wine Details

Vineyard

Glaetzer

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Winemaker's Notes

This is a powerful, rich wine which blends intensity with the Glaetzer hallmarks of complexity and elegance. A food-friendly wine, Glaetzer Shiraz is dark purple in colour, with some hints of red. A brooding nose which takes time in the glass to evolve. Initially showing cracked pepper, mulberry and wisps of earthy spice the wine shows a multitude of aromas after breathing to display ripe plums and crushed herbs. The palate has supple tannin structure which supports masses of briary fruit and rich read more...This is a powerful, rich wine which blends intensity with the Glaetzer hallmarks of complexity and elegance. A food-friendly wine, Glaetzer Shiraz is dark purple in colour, with some hints of red. A brooding nose which takes time in the glass to evolve. Initially showing cracked pepper, mulberry and wisps of earthy spice the wine shows a multitude of aromas after breathing to display ripe plums and crushed herbs. The palate has supple tannin structure which supports masses of briary fruit and rich chocolate and roasted coffee flavours. The wine will age well for 10 years. Technical Information Winemakers: Colin Glaetzer, Ben Glaetzer Growing region: Northern Ebenezer region of the Barossa Valley, South Australia Variety: 100% Shiraz from 85-115-year old vines Vinification: The wine was fermented in small, open vats and then transferred to new French Barriques (Nevers and Troncais) and American Hogsheads. The wine is matured in oak for 16 months. Yield: 0.25-1 tonnes per acre (equivalent to 0.6–2.47 tonnes per hectare) Alcohol/volume: 14.5% pH: 3.49 Acidity: 6.9g/l (hide)

Vineyard

Glaetzer

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

Australia

This is a powerful, rich wine which blends intensity with the Glaetzer hallmarks of complexity and elegance. A food-friendly wine, Glaetzer Shiraz is dark purple in colour, with some hints of red. A brooding nose which takes time in the glass to evolve. Initially showing cracked pepper, mulberry and wisps of earthy spice the wine shows a multitude of aromas after breathing to display ripe plums and crushed herbs. The palate has supple tannin structure which supports masses of briary fruit and rich read more...This is a powerful, rich wine which blends intensity with the Glaetzer hallmarks of complexity and elegance. A food-friendly wine, Glaetzer Shiraz is dark purple in colour, with some hints of red. A brooding nose which takes time in the glass to evolve. Initially showing cracked pepper, mulberry and wisps of earthy spice the wine shows a multitude of aromas after breathing to display ripe plums and crushed herbs. The palate has supple tannin structure which supports masses of briary fruit and rich chocolate and roasted coffee flavours. The wine will age well for 10 years. Technical Information Winemakers: Colin Glaetzer, Ben Glaetzer Growing region: Northern Ebenezer region of the Barossa Valley, South Australia Variety: 100% Shiraz from 85-115-year old vines Vinification: The wine was fermented in small, open vats and then transferred to new French Barriques (Nevers and Troncais) and American Hogsheads. The wine is matured in oak for 16 months. Yield: 0.25-1 tonnes per acre (equivalent to 0.6–2.47 tonnes per hectare) Alcohol/volume: 14.5% pH: 3.49 Acidity: 6.9g/l (hide)

Expert Reviews
  • Decanter
    Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Expressive blueberry, strawberry, floral, eucalyptus and pepper nose. Warm and round, but with depth and freshness. Fine tannins. Long, generous. Drink 2011.