2016 Nitschke Block Shiraz

//2016 Nitschke Block Shiraz
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2016 Nitschke Block Shiraz

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The Nitschke Road Shiraz block was planted by my mother and father in 1968 in Bethany near the base of the Eastern Barossa Range. The vineyard is still pruned and picked by hand and the soils of loam over brown and red clays results in a wine of considerable concentration and drive.

Rich, opulent fruit is the reoccurring theme with this vineyard and it always seems to show great balance and texture year in, year out.

The Nitschke Block Shiraz was the first wine from Schwarz Wine Co back in 2001.

Alcohol: 14% Production: 4900 bottles

Bottled: October 2017

 

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The Nitschke Road Shiraz block was planted by my mother and father in 1968 in Bethany near the base of the Eastern Barossa Range. The vineyard is still pruned and picked by hand and the soils of loam over brown and red clays results in a wine of considerable concentration and drive.

Rich, opulent fruit is the reoccurring theme with this vineyard and it always seems to show great balance and texture year in, year out.

The Nitschke Block Shiraz was the first wine made by Jason Schwarz back in 2001.

Variety: 100% Shiraz Vintage: 2016 Region: Barossa Valley Alcohol: 14% Production: 408 dozen

Bottled: October 2017

Tasting note: Schwarz Nitschke Block Shiraz 2016 – winemaking and tasting note