David Franz Hydraulic Press Shiraz

David Franz Hydraulic Press Shiraz

David Franz Hydraulic Press Shiraz

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PRODUCTION:

I am a minimalist winemaker. My goal is to get the grapes into the bottle with as little manipulation as possible. I do not fine or filter my reds. I’ve found that the generally educated drinker is not afraid of a few tartrates in their wine. Time, patience persistence and good fruit will never be replaced with manipulative flavour adding techniques whilst I run my ship. A gentle long and ‘softly softly’ approach is essential when dealing with Barossa Shiraz. There is so much flavour that must be teased from the skins and a hard fast ferment is never going to capture all the subtleties only time can extract.

COLOUR:

Bright yet deep red with a rich inviting purple core

NOSE:

Brilliant bright red raspberry up front over crunchy Sasuma plum interwoven around spice box complexity underpinned with savoury yeasty dark notes

PALATE:

Liltingly pure Shiraz in its natural environment bursts seductively over the palate playing ring-a-rosie with a fruit basket of red summer berries. Smooth and curvy like running your tongue along the duco of a super-car is the only way to describe the ridiculously smooth long lingering palate length with velvety soft tanning holding the whole show up.


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