(ENG) Lou Miranda Estate 2015 Old Vine Shiraz Mourvedre Barossa Valley
(ENG) Colour Dark red with red amber hues.
Aroma Earthy, forest floor, porcini mushrooms with prune, black olives
and bitter dark chocolate. Middle eastern spices of cardamom and
cinnamon from extended oak maturation adds to the intriguing
Palate A full bodied wine with abundant assertive tannin. A wine that is
savoury in its profile. The rich concentrated palate weight is balanced
by lingering tannins ensuring that the wine has amazing length and
persistence on the palate.
Wine The fruit is sourced predominately from our Angels vineyard located
at the southern end of the Barossa Valley in Lyndoch South Australia.
The Shiraz and Mourvedre (also known as Mataro) was planted in 1898
In 2015 these vines were 117 years old and are dry grown and hand
tended. This wine is a blend of 78% Shiraz and 22% Mourvedre and
has been matured in oak for 36+ months. All American oak hogsheads
(300L barrel) 40% was first use oak.
This wine is in the traditional Barossa red wine style with high extract
and tannin balanced by concentrated sweet fruit mid palate. The
Mourvedre adds a savoury lingering aftertaste.
Pair with highly flavoured meat dishes such as Osso Bucco or Beef
Bourguignon. Traditional lamb raost, juicey thick fillet steak or
barbeque sticky ribs. For the vegetarians/vegans Onion tart.
Cellaring 10-15 years with appropriate cellar conditions and patience.
Serving We recommend decanting prior to serving to enhance your enjoyment.
3,600 bottles handcrafted.