Wine Fox Creek Short Row Shiraz 2007
Deep garnet color with a purple hue.
Superb Short Row Shiraz 2007 shows amazing purity of shades, perfect balance and length. Soft fruity notes of cherry and plum framed textured tannins and toasty oak give the wine a unique charm, and shades of spices make the taste even more profound and complex.
Seductive fragrance reveals notes of cinnamon and cloves, which are interwoven with hints of vanilla, cherry and dark chocolate.
The wine is ideal for red meat, game, poultry and blue cheese.
Short Row Shiraz - one of the best wines of the company, which was named in honor of the vineyard Short Row, adjacent to the winery. Created wine only from the best grapes, which are carefully collected and sorted by hand. Fermentation of wine lasts 9-10 days in contact with the skins, with 80% grape juice is in oak barrels and 20% - in stainless steel tanks. With this wine becomes more complex bouquet and a soft, silky texture. Wine is aged for 20 months in new barrels of French and American oak.
Due to the high tannins and perfect balance Short Row Shiraz able for several years to develop slowly in the bottle, in particular vintage 2007 will be at the peak of ripeness between 2009-2013 years.
Try elegant Short Row Shiraz 2007, which account for more than 11 awards, among them deserve special attention 3 silver medals won at such prestigious competitions as the Decanter World Wine Awards 2009, International Wine Challenge 2009, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2009.
History of Fox Creek began from the moment when Jim and Helen Watts in 1984 purchased 32 acres of land in Sun Valley McLaren. Despite the fact that many tried to dissuade them from ideas to break the vineyards here, they went after his dream and thanks to the hard work and professional approach created a wonderful wine, which today are the owners of gold medals at many international competitions.
The mild climate of the Valley McLaren is very similar to the Mediterranean coast. Due to the proximity of the ocean is never cold, and almost the entire year (except the winter months) is warm and dry weather, which protects the vines from disease. Among a lot of attention is given to methods of biodynamics, particularly for pest control are used, some species of predatory insects and birds to attract around which the vines are planted trees specifically. Fox Creek is practicing the most harmless to the environment vine cultivation techniques and tries to minimize the use of chemicals that allows you to create eco-friendly wines of the highest quality.