This is not some made up label with a cute marketing scheme…this is a single vineyard, low-yield, meticulously cared for wine that completely overdelivers on the price. A wine that isn’t about subtlety of complexity but rather, sheer force and utter deliciousness. Every once in a while, this is perfectly acceptable. Pure, unadulterated power!!!
2011 was a bit of a challenging vintage around South Australia and this vineyard was no different. Yields were drastically reduced and mildew presented a problem. Luckily, Rawley is a bad ass and kicked 'Mother Nature' right in her gaptoothed mouth and produced a really delicious and subtle Shiraz. This is certainly a bit of a paradigm shift from the ripe and robust 2010, a wine that...hark...even the most discerning of palates (ie Sommeliers) will find interesting.
- Region: Adelaide Plains
- Varietal: 100% Shiraz
- Vintage: 2011
- Vineyard: Varacalli Vineyard
- Vine Age: 24 years old
- Yield: 2.6 tons per acre
- Soil Type: Red Clay over Limestone
- Oak: 11 months in seasoned American oak puncheons
- Production: 2,000 cases
The Adelaide Plains wine region is situated just 18 miles north of Adelaide amongst the market gardens and rose farms of Virginia and Angle Vale. Learn More »
RAW POWER WINE
Rawley Power, the creator of this fine drop. Rewind the tape 20 years and Rawley Power's voice was being pounded into the ear drums of punk music fans throughout this southern land. Rawley's strained voice as front man for punk band 'Anti-Power' was also known to true blue fans as the 'Raw Power Show' as Rawley's voice took hold over the garage crowds whipping them into the original mosh. 20 plus years on, a different life in full swing as creator of this red flowing liquid. A different life with the same 'my way' approach. Punk singer, punk winemaker, Raw... Learn More »
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