Chris Hill `Full Circle` GSM 2014 (12 x 750mL), SA.

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Chris Hill turns “Full Circle” with a return to the winemaking styles and techniques from the early 1980’s. This GSM combines ripe McLaren Vale Grenache and Mourvedre with earthy Barossa Shiraz. It captures the rustic charm of a farmers market and gourmet goodies.

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Chris Hill `Full Circle` GSM 2014 (12 x 750mL), SA.

Lot No: 0045-2473685 Quantity: 1
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26/06/2019 5.50 PM AEST

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Chris Hill turns “Full Circle” with a return to the winemaking styles and techniques from the early 1980’s. This GSM combines ripe McLaren Vale Grenache and Mourvedre with earthy Barossa Shiraz. It captures the rustic charm of a farmers market and gourmet goodies.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour - Deep cherry red with crimson and brick red hues

Aroma - The bouquet is complex and intense. It opens with subtle floral hints of rose petal and violets then builds with earthy spices and cedar wood to dark plums, cherries and blackberry.

Palate - The palate is ripe round and luxurious with red cherries, toffee apple and dark plums. The earthy rustic charm of old bush vine Grenache dominates the flavour while Shiraz and Mourvedre add a chocolate richness and spicy lift. On the mid palate it reveals anise, violets and smoked meats ahead of a warm, dry finish. Cedary oak is obvious but well integrated with fruit, acid and tannins. There is a subtle alcohol lift that enhances the smooth richness on the back palate.

Food Matching - This wine is ideal with the rustic country dishes of Spain, Provence and Italy. It also has the body and spicy characteristics to handle Malaysian, Thai and Indian cuisine, try it with beef rendang or red Thai curry.

Cellaring Potential - This wine has been created to provide optimum drinking over the next 4 – 5 years but will continue to cellar for many years under the right conditions.

Winery Profile

My first winemaking experience was harvesting grapes in the Barossa Valley during vintage 1981. Long hot days were spent hand picking bunches of sweet, sticky Riesling, Shiraz, Cabernet, Grenache and a host of other nearly forgotten varieties. At the end of each day after the last bins were tipped into the crusher, we’d meet at the weighbridge with Peter Lehmann for a bottomless glass of robust Shiraz and an inspired conversation about the new wines and vintage developments.

After three decades my day still ends with a nice glass or two of Shiraz or maybe Chardonnay but a lot has changed over that time. From a humble cellar hand plunging skins in open concrete fermenters during the 1980’s, to debating the appropriate cooperage for Hunter Shiraz with Len Evans in the 1990’s to the corporate boardrooms of giant multinationals in the 2000’s, I’m now back to making wine as an independent negociant.

Based in the heart of McLaren Vale, I’m surrounded by wonderful old vineyards and dozens of modern wineries run by talented winemakers. The joy of being a negociant winemaker is the flexibility to be able to source grapes and make wine anywhere throughout Australia. The benefit is an unlimited resource of varieties, regions, styles and skills to craft individual batches of unique wines without constraints.

My goal is to create genuine, honest wines that showcase flavour, vitality and life. Good wine should be accessible to all and be enjoyed as part of a healthy, active lifestyle with fine food, close friends and plenty of fun. I have many favourites but I believe variety is the spice of life and I enjoy discovering new flavours and stretching the boundaries of traditional winemaking.

From an old favourite to something exotic, tantalizing and new, I hope you enjoy the journey through my selection of classic Australian wines.

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Other Information

  • 2014 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • SA - Other South Australian, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 13.7% alc.
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