Two Hands Wines Barney's Block Shiraz

Two Hands Wines Barney's Block Shiraz 2010

Dark crimson and black, this Shiraz has an aromatic bouquet of plum and black fruits complemented by tar, ginger, coffee beans, dark chocolate, roasted cashews and potpourri. The finish is clean and beautifully balanced.

Style:
Complex, Full-bodied, Rich
Flavor:
Dark Chocolate, Ginger, Plum, Potpourri, Coffee
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
McLaren Vale
Grapes
Shiraz
Alcohol Percentage
15.80%
Fermentation
Several small parcels from this vineyard were crushed and fermented in open top fermenters with regular pump overs; three times daily during the peak fermentation to maximize extraction. Average time on skins was 14 days after which the skins were pressed. All free run and pressings were combined and after 24 hours the wine was racked to barrel where malolactic fermentation occurred. Minimal fining and no filtration.
Aging
20 months in French oak hogsheads, 28% new, 45% in one year old with the balance being two to three years old.