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Jamsheed Pyren Syrah 2013

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"This is sourced from vines planted on the quartz laced pink granitic soils of the 
Pyren Vineyard in the township of Warrenmang in the Pyrenees region of Victoria. 100% whole bunch fermentation, 40 day extended maceration, indigenous yeast, racked to one and two year old French puncheons, sur lees for 10 months, gravity racked and bottled unfined and unfiltered. No acid, enzymes or additives other than a small amount of sulphur dioxide was used in production. Heady, spice-accented aromas of cassis, boysenberry, violet pastille and licorice, with a smoky topnote. Dark berry liqueur flavors show real depth and intense sweetness but maintain vivacity thanks to zesty minerality and a touch of cracked pepper. This generous yet lively wine finishes with lingering black and blue fruit qualities, silky tannins and excellent persistence. 170 cases produced." Winery Notes

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Color: Red
Varietal: Syrah
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Yarra Yering Pty Ltd:
Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came alon... Read more
Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came along. Dr Bailey Carrodus was ideally qualified to become a great vigneron. A degree in botany, another in winemaking and a doctorate earned at Oxford for research into plant physiology, combined with a passion for great wine and a fiercely independent mind equipped him well. In 1969 after a long search for the perfect site Dr Carrodus planted 12 hectares of vines at the foot of the Warramate Hills. The gentle slope with its northerly aspect and deep grey silty loam shot through with bands of gravel fulfilled all of his requirements. Good drainage, all day exposure to the warm sun, and enough elevation from the valley floor to avoid the spring frosts. He named his vineyard Yarra Yering and in 1973 produced the first commercial wine made in the Yarra Valley since 1921. Read less

"This is sourced from vines planted on the quartz laced pink granitic soils of the 
Pyren Vineyard in the township of Warrenmang in the Pyrenees region of Victoria. 100% whole bunch fermentation, 40 day extended maceration, indigenous yeast, racked to one and two year old French puncheons, sur lees for 10 months, gravity racked and bottled unfined and unfiltered. No acid, enzymes or additives other than a small amount of sulphur dioxide was used in production. Heady, spice-accented aromas of cassis, boysenberry, violet pastille and licorice, with a smoky topnote. Dark berry liqueur flavors show real depth and intense sweetness but maintain vivacity thanks to zesty minerality and a touch of cracked pepper. This generous yet lively wine finishes with lingering black and blue fruit qualities, silky tannins and excellent persistence. 170 cases produced." Winery Notes

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