Wine Fox Creek, "Short Row" Shiraz, 2013
Wine of deep purple-crimson color.
Taste wine rich, fruity, with rich tones of plums, cherries, strawberries and cream. Tannins soften and integrate with age, provide a fine-grained texture and length.
The aroma of wine tones of musk, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla infused with hints of plum, raspberry, strawberry and red cherry on a background of shades of smoke and toast.
Wine is suitable for red meat, game and strong cheeses.
"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 of Shiraz, which is carefully collected and sorted by hand. Wine fermentation lasts 7-10 days in contact with the skin in the open fermenters 90% of which are made of oak, and 10% - of stainless steel. The wine is aged for 18 months in the capture took place in the same proportion and annual new French and American oak barrels. Because of this, the wine has become more complex bouquet and a soft, silky texture. High tannins and perfect balance allow guilt "Short Row" for several years to develop slowly in the bottle. at the peak of the wine will be in the period from 2011 to 2018.
"Short Row" Shiraz, 2010 - the owner of a huge number of high awards and titles received at international competitions. Among them - one double gold medal, 4 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals.
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.