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Private Cellar

Fox Creek JSM Shiraz Cab Franc 2000 (2x 750mL), Barossa Valley

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Closed: 05/12/2019 8.30 PM AEDT

  • Condition: Cellared
  • Buyers premium 17.50%
  • GST: Inclusive
    (GST Not Applicable on Item, See below note)
Wine Summary Image

Fox Creek Wines is a wine producer based in the McLaren Vale, in South Australia. The estate was established in 1984, and the flagship Shiraz was first released in 1994. After several successive vintages, it became known as the Reserve Shiraz.

The estate's portfolio has since increased to encompass a range of red, white and sparkling wines made from grape varieties including Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Verdelho. Fox Creek sources grapes grown only in the McLaren Vale, most of which come from its own estate vineyards. The Reserve Shiraz comes from a selection of high-quality vineyard blocks planted in grey loam and red gravel soils. The grapes are fermented on their skins for up to 10 days, before completing fermentation in barrel.

Fox Creek sources its barrels from a selection of coopers in France, USA and Australia and they are seasoned for three years prior to use. Maturation lasts for approximately 21 months in a combination of new and one-year-old oak barrels. Fox Creek Wines employs a barrel-by-barrel selection process at each stage of fermentation and maturation to guarantee only the top Shiraz barrels are used for the creation of the final Reserve Shiraz blend. (267086-85)

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Region:
SA - Barossa
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Medium to full red-purple; the first waft of the bouquet is laden with chippy/stavey oak, but the palate is quite luscious, offering much more sweet, chocolatey fruit which pushes the oak off centre stage. - James Halliday

Winery Tasting Notes

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Wine Style

Red - Rich and Intense

Food Suggestion

Beef and Venison

Medals & Trophies

Bronze

Halliday Wine Companion

Winery Profile

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It all began when a group of medicos decided to realise a lifelong passion - creating a wine from bare earth and sunshine. The earth was found at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions, renowned worldwide for its Shiraz and other red wines. The sunshine was free.

When Jim and Helen Watts bought the 32 hectare Fox Creek Vineyard property in 1984, they were advised against planting vines as the soils were heavy clay. The property had previously been used for growing barley and grazing sheep. Undeterred by the sceptics, they selected and planted fine quality cuttings and nurtured the young vines. Their labours bore fruit - extraordinary good quality fruit - that was lovingly converted into supreme quality wines. Under the skilled guidance of the winemakers, the wines came to life!

Leader of the pack and the first wine made at Fox Creek was our 1994 Shiraz, which won the Trophy for the best wine at the McLaren Vale Wine Show in 1995. McLaren Vale is the gateway to the Fleurieu Peninsula and is home to some of the best produce and vineyards in the country. With over 76 wineries in McLaren Vale along, visitors can spend days experiencing some of the best wines in the world.

Fox Creek has three company vineyards or approximately 60 hectares of vines. The vineyards are within a range of 5 kilometres, near the village of Willunga.On our vineyards we grow most common grape varieties. The red varieties are our specialty, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The white varieties grown are Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho and Semillon.

Fox Creek has always protected and enhanced the areas surrounding the vineyards with plantings of indigenous native trees. These provide habitat, food and shelter for native birds. Our focus is to be environmentally friendly and only use sustainable practices if possible. We strive to minimise the use of any chemical or other artificial agents.

All of our vineyards are hand pruned to control vigour. Hand pruning also controls cropping levels which are kept quite low, enabling us to produce small berries full of concentrated flavour and colour.

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Other Information

  • 2000 vintage
  • 2 x 750mL units
  • SA - Barossa, South Australia
  • Cork closure
  • 14% alc.
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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
r.d - Glen Waverley VIC04/12/2019 7.43.34 PM AEDTAU $19 11
S.C - Toorak Gardens SA04/12/2019 4.07.22 PM AEDTAU $14 10
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