1928 JJ Hahn Shiraz Block 2002

Barossa Valley
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£10.50 per bottle
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This 2002 reveals the vintage’s cool climate character in its restrained aromas and flavors as well as its European-like elegance and ripe flavor. The 2002 Shiraz 1928 (from a vineyard planted that year) was aged in a combination of 40% new American and 60% used French wood. Dark ruby-colored, with an attractive bouquet of black currants, cherries, berries, dried herbs, earth, and spice box, it is an elegant, finesse-styled, medium-bodied Shiraz.

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This 2002 reveals the vintage’s cool climate character in its restrained aromas and flavors as well as its European-like elegance and ripe flavor. The 2002 Shiraz 1928 (from a vineyard planted that year) was aged in a combination of 40% new American and 60% used French wood. Dark ruby-colored, with an attractive bouquet of black currants, cherries, berries, dried herbs, earth, and spice box, it is an elegant, finesse-styled, medium-bodied Shiraz.

Robert Parker

Producer

JJ Hahn

Region

Situated in South Australia, 60 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, lies the Barossa Valley which has been producing wine since 1842 and these days is recognised as Australia’s quintessential wine region. The hot climate mixed with the ironstone and sandstone soil in the valley, makes excellent growing conditions for grapes and in particular, Shiraz (or Syrah) which classically is full bodied with earthy and spicy notes. Over the last 15 years there has also been an increased interest in the other red Rhone varietals Grenache and Mourvedre. The non-irrigated old vineyards on the cooler west side of the valley are the most treasured and provide fruit for Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds Grange among many other top-quality bottlings.

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