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Henschke Hill of Roses Shiraz 2015

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    The Henschke Hill of Roses Shiraz is named as a tribute to Johann Gottlieb Rosenzweig, one of the early Barossa Lutheran pioneers who settled at Parrot Hill in Eden Valley. Their toil, perseverance and conservatism in hardship has meant the many generations that followed have rejoiced in the riches of those efforts. Shiraz, growing on the fertile slopes in the Eden Valley region, is just one of those blessings. The wine was produced from a small selection of low-yielding dry-grown shiraz vines from the Hill of Grace vineyard, named the Post Office block, that were a mere 23 years old at the time of picking and therefore considered too young for inclusion into Hill of Grace Shiraz. The quality of the grapes from this selection produced a wine that was too good to be declassified and warranted a separate bottling and limited release. The Post Office ruins are on the land that was previously Rosenzweig property, the Rosenzweig name translating from German to ‘rose twig’.

    From the Hill of Grace Vineyard, matured in French hogsheads (55% new) for 18 months. It oozes high quality shiraz fruit from every pore, but this is for the long run - James Halliday, 2021 Halliday Wine Companion, 95 Points

    The Finer Details
    Style - Red Wine
    Varietal -  Shiraz
    Vintage - 2015
    Country - Australia
    Region - Eden Valley, South Australia
    Bottle Size - 750ml
    ABV - 14.5%