Handpicked Regional Selection Shiraz 2016
A standout vintage in Barossa, with high quality fruit and good yields. The wine was aged for 12 months, a portion in French oak barrels and a portion in tank with quality French oak barrel staves.
This is a rich and full-bodied Shiraz with flavours of ripe forest fruits and baking spices balanced with toasty oak and supple tannin. Serve at around 16°C and enjoy with hearty dishes such as spicy hot pot, vegetarian stew, beef bourguignon, barbecued lamb.SKU: HDP10-1600750-RD
First Drop Mother’s Milk Barossa Shiraz
Not a sledgehammer style, this Barossa Shiraz is made for drinking! Soft, slurpy and textured it is balanced with good acidity, which refreshes the palate and makes you go back for a second / third glass. Sourced from 3 unique vineyards, it is fruit laden, savoury and dangerously easy to drink! It is matured for 12 months in French oak hogsheads to allow the fruit to express itself.
Colour : Garnet red with purple hues
Nose : A complex nose of dark cherry and blackberry aromas with a hint of forest floor and spice
Palate : Vibrant dark cherry and blackberry with a hint of ‘wombat rolled in all spice’ balanced with an even, textural palate with soft, supple tanninsSKU: FDW02-180750-RD
First Drop 2% Barossa Shiraz
Our reserve Shiraz is sourced from vineyards in Greenock (35%), Ebenezer (35%), Seppeltseld (30%). Dense dark berry fruits, with hints of tobacco and cocoa are further enhanced by subtle use of oak. This wine has been matured in 28% new French oak hogsheads and the balance in 3 and 4 year old French oak hogsheads and American oak barriques for 17 months sur lie, resulting in a sexy, textured palate. And who’s 2%? Moscatel! A splash of funk that supports the base line fruit, and puts the ‘ph’ in fat.
Colour : Dark plum
Nose : Lifted black fruit aromas with a hints of earth and spice
Palate : Rich, phat, dark berry fruits, with hints of dark chocolate and Indian ink, supported by a dense core of tannins.SKU: FDW04-180750-RD
First Drop Fat of the Land Barossa Shiraz – Seppeltsfield (Single Vineyard)
The Barossa is an amazing place with a diverse history from which a great community has grown living o- the Fat of the Land. Famed for its Shiraz vineyards, some dating back to the 19th century, the wines from this small, but proud region are as unique and divergent as its history and community. One can make such varied expressions of Shiraz, due to the different meso-climates of each subregion, the elevation range, and the myriad of soil types that are to be found throughout the Barossa. The Fat of the Land series seeks to showcase the sub regions of the Barossa, and the contrasting styles of Shiraz that can be made here. Shiraz from a single vineyard in Seppeltsfield.
Colour : Dark kirsch
Nose : Lifted dark cherry aromas with notes of licorice and dark chocolate
Palate : Flavour packed with kirsch, prunes, dark chocolate and liquorice. Rich and muscular, like Arnold Schwarzenegger.SKU: FDW07-150750-RD
First Drop The Cream Barossa Shiraz
The Cream is blended at the optimum time from the best barrels from First Drop’s most prized vineyards to create the ultimate expression of Barossa Shiraz from the vintage. A rich, textured, seamless wine that combines power and elegance. It’s seductive, with a pedigree that will see it mature for a further 10 to 15 years. Indulge now or reward yourself later.
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Colour : Black
Nose : Lifted black fruit aromas with hints of smoke, tar, leather, orals and Indian spices
Palate : Rich kirsch and black fruits, dark chocolate and licorice, balanced with textured, lingeringly seamless tanninsSKU: FDW08-150750-RD