Tom Shobbrook - 2019 Ottantotto

2019 Ottantotto

Variety
Syrah
Region
Barossa Valley, SA
Abv
14.5%
Volume
750ml

A new, very special wine for the natural wine making legend that is Tom Shobbrook. His small parcel of 88 year old vines in Flaxman Valley is his pride and joy after 12 years in Seppeltsfield looking after the family’s vineyards. This is scrummy Syrah from super low yielding vines. Fruit was macerated for eight weeks on skins and stalks, then pressed off and aged in cask for 12 months before bottling. 12 months in bottle before release, so it feels settled. Loads of tannin, almost like a youn...Read More...

A new, very special wine for the natural wine making legend that is Tom Shobbrook. His small parcel of 88 year old vines in Flaxman Valley is his pride and joy after 12 years in Seppeltsfield looking after the family’s vineyards. This is scrummy Syrah from super low yielding vines. Fruit was macerated for eight weeks on skins and stalks, then pressed off and aged in cask for 12 months before bottling. 12 months in bottle before release, so it feels settled. Loads of tannin, almost like a young Barolo, with plenty of deep dark olive, petrichor, soil, rain and violets. 

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