2018 EDEN VALLEY
The 2018 growing season started off well following above average
winter rainfall, but it was dry and warm after that. Owing to later
veraison in the Eden Valley as opposed to the Barossa floor, the hot
spell in January and February did not cause any concern to the Avon
Brae vineyard and the vines took it all comfortably in their stride.
Thankfully, Mother Nature did not dish out any adverse events this
year and harvest started in March with the whites, and finished on
19 April with the last of the Cabernet blocks. Yields were above
average across the board, but quality was good, with Riesling a
standout as usual.The 2018 Eden Hall Springton Shiraz is deep crimson-purple, with
cloves and pepper on the nose. Mulberry and chewy plums follow
on the palate showing beautiful balance, structure and length.
A classy wine, ready to drink now or cellar with confidence.
Region: Eden Valley, Barossa South Australia
Harvested: 11 May 2016
Residual sugar: 1.21
Bottled: 10 November 2017
Total production: 5,973 bottles
92pt’s – 2012 Eden Hall Springton Shiraz2015 Halliday Australian Wine Companion
The Riesling, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are all excellent, the red wines outstanding…James Halliday – Wine Companion