Spring Seed Scarlet Runner Shiraz
WHY WE LOVE IT
- Scarlet Runner Shiraz exhibits all the hallmarks of the finest McLaren Vale Shiraz: a bright nose of berry and spice, a wonderful structured palate and a long satisfying finish.
- A popular variety, which shows enormous appeal in the glass. Scarlet Runner Shiraz exhibits all the hallmarks of the finest McLaren Vale Shiraz.
- Spring Seed wines are make with organically grown, single vineyard grapes.
Varietal Composition: 100% Shiraz
Elaboration: Grapes are grown in the Edgehill, Dentons vineyards. The McLaren Vale Shiraz is made without too much oak The grapes are picked on flavor and sugar ripeness. They are then crushed and fermented in small open vessels. Some of the Shiraz is fermented in stainless steel tanks. New oak barrels are few and far between, we want the pristine Vale shiraz to shine through. The wine is matured some in oak and some in stainless steel.
Tasting Notes: Bright nose of berry and spice. Palate A wonderful structured palate and a long satisfying finish.
2018 – 93 Wine & Spirit | 90 James Suckling
2017 – 91 Wine Enthusiast | 91 Wine & Spirit
Spring Seed Wines are made with organically grown, single vineyard grapes that express the unique characteristics of the McLaren Vale foothills. The wines are fresh, balanced and appealing. Traditional vinification and natural, minimal processing, combined with organic viticulture ensures the purity, integrity and flavor of all Spring Seed Wines. The labels are inspired by vintage flower seed packets.
The vineyard was established in the early 1970’s by Peter and Anthea Bosworth, and is now owned and run by their son Joch, who began the conversion to organic viticulture in 1995.