Ares Shiraz
2012
2010
2009
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Shiraz
Appellation: 
Barossa Valley
Alcohol: 
15.60%
Length/Type of Aging: 
23 months maturation with 30% new and 30% one year old French oak. The remainder in two-to-four year old French oak.
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Australia
Product Information
Vintage: 
2010
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Shiraz
Appellation: 
Barossa Valley
Alcohol: 
15.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Crushed, de-stemmed and fermented in five, seven and 10 ton open top fermenters with regular pumpovers; up to three times daily during peak fermentation to extract color and tannin. Following 7-21 days of "on skins" maceration the free run was drained to tank with the skins then pressed. Both the free run and pressings are blended to tank and then racked to oak after 24 hours. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. Minimal fining and non-filtered.
Length/Type of Aging: 
23 months maturation with the final 12 months in 100% new French oak hogsheads.
Bottled Date: 
Friday, January 1, 2010
Release Date:
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Cases Produced: 
4,000
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Australia
Product Information
Vintage: 
2009
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Shiraz
Appellation: 
Barossa Valley
Alcohol: 
14.90%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Crushed, de-stemmed and fermented in 5, 7 and 10 ton open top fermenters with regular pump overs, up to 3 times daily during peak fermentation to extract colour and tannin. Following 7-21 days of "on skins" maceration the free run was drained to tank with the skins then pressed. Both the free fun and pressings are blended to tank and then racked to oak after 24 hours. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barrel. Minimal fining and non-filtered.
Length/Type of Aging: 
23 months maturation with the final 12 months in 100% new French oak hogsheads.
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Australia