OCHOTA BARRELS SYRAH I AM THE OWL 2015

60.00 KYD

14 in stock

Winemaker Notes

“Only 249 cases were produced. From a single Adelaide Hills vineyard, 100% whole bunch, no additions at all, old oak and made in ‘the shed at home’. The grapes underwent a two day cold soak before fermentation took off on its own. Gentle hand plunging throughout the ferment allowed for more delicate flavors to remain despite sitting on skins for 88 days! A gentle basket pressing straight to used barrels and seven months later you have I am the Owl…this vineyard is so deep in loam, meters and meters, so this vineyard never needs irrigation with green, crisp leaves, it’s a beautiful thing’. And yes, that’s the Dead Kennedys song…” -Winery

 

“Gained top marks from Mike Bennie. Game meat, meat drippings, ripe red berry fruitiness, pepper and cloves. Strong perfume in the savory section. Firm texture in the palate, fine juiciness and length, with good lean and light herbal feel. Fine wine here of succulence, elegance, length and intrigue. I loved its depth of raspberry fruit and black pepper overtones. It’s richly flavored with good flesh and fine tannins.”