James Halliday "Matured in American oak (20% new). Full crimson-purple; the cart carries a full load of all things nice, dispensing blue and black fruits along the way, and just when you wonder whether that's all to be had, polished tannins and a swish of oak put matters right."
The Butcher's Cart celebrates an era when the Lindner family, who founded St Hallett, ran a family butchery business prior to producing wine. The grapes are sourced from multiple sites that share a soil type of red-brown earth which commonly delivers a rich and generous wine, these tend to be in the centre and west of the Barossa Valley. Each vineyard's crop is vinified separately and has skin contact for ten days with six pump overs per day. After pressing, the wine is aged in 20% new and 80% previously used American oak barrels for ten months. Displays aromas of dark berry fruit with a hint of nutmeg spice, the palate is rich, with a lingering finish and weighty tannins with black cherry, dark plum and chocolate flavours.