Winery: Vignerons Schmölzer & Brown
Region: Beechworth - Victoria
Winemaker: Tessa Brown & Jeremy Schmölzer
Varietal(s): 100% Shiraz
This is just the second release of VS&B's home-grown Shiraz and it's a absolute ripper.
Tessa and Jeremy's site, the Thorley vineyard, sits high in the back hills of Beechworth near the township of Stanley. It's the highest altitude site in region. During winter, snow is not uncommon.
The vines were all lovingly planted by friends and family. The site is being farmed organically. The potential is huge.
This is a true cool-climate Shiraz - fine-boned, spicy and outrageously delicious.
These two are future leaders of the region. This excellent Shiraz release from their home block is the next piece of the puzzle.