Sourced from premium locations of Marananga, Seppeltsfield and Lyndoch, The Barossa Valley Shiraz is generous in its dark plum and blackberry fruits, with hints of licorice and dried herbs. The palate is rounded and soft with dark fruits and a supple tannin backbone. Generous dark fruits and white pepper spice linger in the mouth.
Powell & Son Barossa Valley Shiraz 2017
Perfect expression of Australian Shiraz from the Barossa
Grape Variety – Shiraz;
Region – Barossa Valley South Australia;
Vintage – 2017;
Winery – Powell & Son;
Profile – full bodied, spiced, dense
Powell & Son
Powell & Son is a relatively new wine brand and is the brain child of a man with an incredible reputation – Dave Powell. Over the years Dave has worked at iconic wineries such as Rockford in the heart of the Barossa. Dave’s passion lay in the vineyards where he procured fruit in lieu of payment in the early days. Subsequently, Dave was able to establish Torbreck. It soon became a cult winery from the Barossa Valley, especially in international circles.
Dave Powell has now partnered with his son Callum on this new venture. Powell & Son are now crafting exceptional wines from premium vineyards in the Barossa and Eden Valley. They employ traditional, minimalist wine making techniques. The inspiration for this style of wine making has its roots in France’s Rhone Valley. Powell & Son red wines are made from the classic Rhone varietals: Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro and its whites: Roussanne, Marsanne as well as Eden Valley Riesling. Great wine begin in the vineyard is the philosophy that Powell & Son has been built on. The wines all speak of the place where grown. Powell & Son Barossa Valley Shiraz is no exception.
Over the years, Dave Powell has created wines of such quality as to earn him the perfect score of 100 points from Wine Advocate. International wine critics have also provided high acclaim for these wines . Powell & Son Barossa Valley Shiraz is one such wine.
Accolades & Awards
92 points – Wine Advocate