2019 Polygon 1
A very detailed study of terroir yields a unique expression of Greenock Shiraz from a thin strip of old vines behind the Alkina homestead that we have identified as Polygon 1. A layered and extremely complex wine where pepper and Asian spice complement a vital core of cool red and black fruit and beautifully shaped tannin.
Estate grown and made
Certified organic and biodynamic fruit
46 cases and 50 magnums produced
A layered and extremely complex wine where pepper and Asian spice complement a vital core of cool red and black fruit and beautifully shaped tannin.
This 0.4 hectare polygon is part of the Old Quarter of the vineyard and was split into four distinct parcels by our terroir specialist, Pedro Parra, during his second visit in 2018. Three parcels of vines sit on heavily fractured micaceous schist. One small area of 0.097 hectares in the middle lacks this schist content and is excluded from the ferment. NASAA certified organic and biodynamic.