2018 Ministry of Clouds Blewitt Springs Single Vineyard Shiraz
Welcome to Country…
From the First Australians through to our most recent migrants, our lives are enriched by their cultural capital. In Blewitt Springs it was the Italian families who arrived post war to plant the blocks that the English had missed that has forever changed the face of McLaren Vale.
Conceived, planted and nurtured from 1941 onwards on an elevated southwest facing site, this famed Blewitt Springs Shiraz vineyard is celebrated in this single site wine. We thank these families for the opportunity to revel in their fantastic fruit.
A red fruited, but dense, generous and fragrant expression of Blewitt Springs Shiraz. Gently complex, with cherries, raspberries and cranberries, layers of nutmeg, violets, and a supporting foundation of spicy French oak. On the palate, it exhibits a finely wrought core of fruit, framed by persistent sandy tannins, and kept taut by a line of natural acidity.
Ideal serving temperature is 16 °C, please take the time to splash in a decanter for as long as you dare – and serve with your favourite Sunday Roast. Ours is a standing beef rib roast with duck fat potatoes and spring beans. Cool cellaring between 5 years to 15 years will be rewarded.