Yelland & Papps Devote Greenock Shiraz 2019
The western ridge of the Barossa is where ancient soils and 33-year-old vines combine for wines that show impressive fruit weight, purity and intensity; rich and resonating with a distinct sense of place.Wild yeasts ferments in open fermenters with around 14 days on skins before basket pressing and 23 months in 76% French and 24% American oak (47% new, 3000L French oak vat). 8% Roussanne is added, giving an additional layer and lift, to the wine.
“Wild yeast-open fermented , 14 days on skins, matured in 76% French, 24% American oak (47% new) for 23 months. This has everything its standard Barossa Valley sibling lacks: it’s gloriously intense and rich, focused and balanced. The more it is tasted, the better it is. screw cap 13.5% alc ” 96 points – Halliday Wine Companion
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