Wine Glaetzer, Bishop, 2013
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Wine deep magenta color.
The taste of the wine is full, elegant, with bright fruity, velvety fine-grained tannins, savory nuances, espresso finish an impressive length.
Fragrant bouquet of the wine is filled with tones of licorice and mocha, interwoven with hints of cassis and leather nuances of nutmeg, cloves and other spices.
The wine goes well with red meat and game, mature cheeses.
Beautifully structured wine "Bishop" was created from the Shiraz grape variety of the highest quality, grown at two sites in the subregion Ebenezer. Berries collected from 35-year-old vines give the wine freshness and brightness, while collected from 120-year old vines affect the structure and richness of the wine.
Fermentation is carried out in open fermenters with daily 3 single hand dipping cap. Long maceration gives a good development tannins, so the wine is soft and ready to use at a young age. Up to 20% of the grapes fermented in oak barriques. Extract of wine made in new and 2-3 year olds barrels of French (90%) and American (10%) oak for 14 months. Wine storage capacity is at least 15 years.
After emigrating from Brandenburg (Germany) in 1888, the family settled in Gleytser Nuriupta small town and one of the first to cultivate grapes in the Barossa and Clare Valleys. The most serious wine became engaged Colin Gleytser. Receiving a degree in college enologist "Rouzuorfi", he gained extensive experience in the field of viticulture and winemaking working in various wineries in Australia, the United Kingdom and Burgundy. In 1985, Colin returned home and was appointed manager in "Barossa Valley Estate", where under his leadership were born wine line "Ebenezer" and the famous "E & E Black Pepper Shiraz". 10 years Colin Glaetzer with his wife Judith and his three sons created a family company producing premium wines Barossa Valley - "Gleytser Vines" .Today tradition of supports and develops Ben Gleytser - one of the sons, Colin, who since childhood helping his father and later graduated Faculty of winemaking at the University of Adelaide. Gaining experience in various wine regions of the world, he returned to the Barossa and involved in the work of family predpriyatiya.Dlya produce their wines "Gleytser Vines" uses grapes grown in a small subregion Ebenezer, located in the Barossa Valley. Best berries birth vintage vineyards with vines neprivytymi age 80-120 years. The warm climate with low rainfall makes it possible to obtain full-bodied wine with soft dark, elegant taste. Gleytser wines are classic Barossa and produced with great respect for nature and minimal human intervention.