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St Hugo Cellar Collection Barossa Shiraz 2012 750ml

Barossa Shiraz at its finest, showcasing the distinctive sub-regional characteristics of fruit selected from the northern Barossa Valley. Dark and brooding, there is immediacy of appeal, but also the potential for effortless aging.

ALCOHOL LEVEL
14.9
SIZE
0,75 L
COUNTRY
Australia
BRAND
St Hugo
¥799.00Market price ¥799.00

St Hugo Cellar Collection Barossa Shiraz 2012 750ml

Barossa Shiraz at its finest, showcasing the distinctive sub-regional characteristics of fruit selected from the northern Barossa Valley. Dark and brooding, there is immediacy of appeal, but also the potential for effortless aging.

ALCOHOL LEVEL
14.9
SIZE
0,75 L
COUNTRY
Australia
BRAND
St Hugo

Tasting Advice

Colour: Inky very deep colour, vibrant purple hues; Bouquet: Attractive dense complex graphite, fresh plum and clove with overlays of cinnamon, vanilla and toast from time in barrel; Palate: As is typical of the outstanding wines from the Ebenezer sub region of the Barossa, this Shiraz is intense and very full bodied, powerful dark berry and plum flavours with dense textural tannins, lovely texture and great persistence.

Best Combination

Beef
Cheese
Cured meat
Lamb
Mushrooms
Pasta
Pork
Smoked duck
Veal

Tasting Notes

Plum
Cinnamon
Vanilla
Full bodied
Textural Tannis
Great Peristence
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Created to Honor

The St Hugo collection honours the legacy of Barossa winemaking legend Hugo Gramp. The grandson of pioneering vigneron Johann Gramp, who founded the Gramp & Sons winery in 1847. Hugo led the winery through a period of unparalleled growth from 1920 to 1938. Today, Hugo's visionary leadership and passion for wine are personified in the St Hugo range.

Since 1980, it has won a total of 250 GOLD MEADLES and over 1,527 AWARDS.

The St Hugo Cellar Collection is a tribute to our winemaking legacy. The best fruit was carefully chosen from blocks in South Australia’s finest wine regions, crafted in small batches and matured in our cellar. 2012 was one of the great vintages in the Barossa, with the weather close to perfect. Ideal rain in winter, spring and early summer led into a magnificent extended autumn, which produced premium fruit with outstanding natural flavour.

 

Making the Milestones

 

Fruit was sourced from vineyards in the Ebenezer sub region of the Barossa Valley. Grown on shallow red soils over ironstone the vines have to work really hard over the growing season. This results intense structured fruit ideal for powerful wines that age well. Picked on the 2nd of March the grapes were fermented in an enclosed potter fermenter and spent 18 days on skins.

Following pressing and clarification the wine went to 300 litre hogshead barrels for malolactic fermentation and maturation. 47% new French oak, 35% new American oak and 18% seasoned French oak was selected for the final blend after 20 months in barrel. The wine spent further time undergoing bottle maturation to allow it to meld and evolve prior to release.