Robert Oatley Four in Hand Barossa Shiraz 2015

Robert Oatley Four in Hand Barossa Shiraz 2015
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$19.99
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Winemaker Chris Hancock has been immersed in wine for the Oatley family over three decades. He agrees with his long time friend, mentor and four-in-hand driver Bob Oatley, that, above all, wine must be a ‘good drink’.

As with a master coachman, Chris has honed his winemaking skills with years of experience. Wines such as this superb shiraz require a thorough knowledge of every detail and constant practice to perfect.

Steely courage to reject all but the finest fruit. Steady hands to guide the winemaking team. A light touch to let the characteristics of both fruit and terroir speak for themselves. Finally, the patience and perseverance to let the wines mature and develop.

Harvested at ideal ripeness from a number of vineyards across the length and breadth of the Barossa (including both the Barossa and Eden Valleys). Fermented on skins for 7-12 days in closed fermenters at moderate temperatures ranging from 12-26˚ Celsius. A very moderate oak regime, comprising 15 per cent new and the rest older, French oak, for a relatively short period averaging at 6 months.

Having set out to make a mid-weight style of Shiraz that shows definitive regional typicity, we’re very pleased with the result. With moderate alcohol and very supple oak influence, Barossa dark fruits and black chocolate characters rise to the fore, it’s generous and appealing, with soft, fine powdery tannins and lovely length of flavour. Enjoyable immediately upon release and will cellar comfortably for 5-7 years. Winery Notes

Reviews & Accolades

WINNER - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
"The Challenge is one of the most prestigious single variety competitions in the country and concentrates on Australia’s most popular red wine style. The Four in Hand punched above its weight in the judging beating the average $54 price of all wines entered. It also shines well above last year’s winner, from NSW, which retailed at $120."
Tony Love - Adelaide The Advertiser 03 November 2017

Best Wine Trophy - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2017
Best SA Shiraz Trophy - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2017
Gold Medal - Great Australian Shiraz Challenge 2017
Gold Medal - Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2017
Gold Medal - Royal Perth Wine Show 2017
Gold Medal - Cowra Wine Show 2017
95 Points - Jimmy Watson Class - Royal Melbourne
More Information
Case Qty No
ABV 14%
Brand No
Color Red
Variety Shiraz
Vintage 2015
Country of Manufacture Australia
Region Barossa Valley
State South Australia
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price $22.00
Dozen Buy $239.88
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