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2019 Jip Jip Rocks Shiraz


Tasting Notes

Lifted spice and ripe mulberry/blackberry aromas are complimented with chocolate, cedar and cinnamon on the nose. Well-integrated oak tannin provides flavours of clove and supple texture, which supports the rich plum, blackberry and mocha. The overall structure is supple and generous with fine-grained tannin and a lingering finish.

Winemaking Report

Fermentation took place over 10 – 12 days in a combination of open and static fermenters. The temperature was closely monitored to ensure the wine retains its natural fruit expression. New and older French and American oak was used for the maturation of selected wine parcels over a period of 13 months. These parcels were put together from our family estate to best demonstrate the depth and character of our fruit, balanced by integrated oak.

Vintage Conditions

Harvest commenced three weeks later than usual due to the cooler temperatures and slower ripening. This has resulted in good parcels of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc with lovely aromatics & flavour. Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon have good colour with concentrated berry flavours, vibrancy and fruit-derived characters that we strive for in our wines.

 

Awards
  • GOLD MEDAL
    2020 China Wine & Spirit Awards
  • SILVER MEDAL
    2020 BTI World Wine Championships
  • SILVER MEDAL
    2020 International Wine & Spirits Competition
  • SILVER MEDAL
    2020 San Francisco International Wine Competition
  • SILVER MEDAL
    2020 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition
  • SILVER MEDAL
    2020 Melbourne International Wine Competition
  • 93 POINTS
    2020 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit – Aug
  • 93 POINTS
    2020 Australian Wine Showcase Magazine – Nov
  • 5 STARS
    2021 Harpers Wine & Spirit UK Magazine January
2019
Stelvin
Ben Riggs
Bright purple red
Lifted spice and ripe mulberry/blackberry aromas are complimented with chocolate, cedar and cinnamon on the nose.
Well-integrated oak tannin provides flavours of clove and supple texture, which supports the rich plum, blackberry and mocha.
100% Shiraz
Padthaway
28.05.2020
14.5%