Peel Estate `Old Vine` Shiraz 2012 (6 x 750mL), WA.

RRP $60

$51.99 per Bottle
$311.94 per case

With the fruit solely from our original 1973 vines, this 2012 Old Vine Shiraz shows superb colour with peppery intense fruit well integrated with oak. Extended barrel maturation and minimal filtration gives complexity which will ensure that while drinking well now, it will continue to develop for many years.

State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

At six years of age, the colour is amazing. It’s bright plum red with no browning at the edges and it coats the glass. The nose is classic young Peel Shiraz. There’s the tell-tale chalk sitting in deep red cherry-berry fruits and with a substantial oak factor in the background. But the overall sensation is of youthfulness. The palate rolls out like a fine Persian carpet. Silky, smooth, deeply patterned in its fruit complexity and with the oak a lot more integrated than the bouquet suggests. This is a triumph of a mature vineyard and a winemaking team that understands it. Great drinking now, it will be much better in five years and who knows what promise beyond that. While the Peel limestone provides that perfect fruit profile, it also demands time for all its glories to unfold.

Drink: Now – 2024

Winery Profile

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The Peel Wine Region stretches between the coastal areas of Rockingham and 50km south of Mandurah, to inland to the Darling Scarp and shire of Waroona. Part of the Peel Wine Region was originally known as South West Coastal (although never formally recognised) and ran along the coast in the South West from north to Paul Conti Wines (now part of Swan Districts region) and South to Capel Vale (now part of Geographe). The spread of the region from coastal to inland means that the temperature range and soil type is quite different between each area. Wandering on average is the coldest place in the southern wine regions of Western Australia. Although on summer days the temperature often exceeds that of the Peel coastal area and Dwellingup area, the night and winter temperatures are considerably lower. Wandering also has the least amount of rainfall on average compared to the rest of the region with an annual average of 614.5ml* and Dwellingup has the highest average annual rainfall at 1249.1ml*. Soils range from limestone sands to granite clays.

In 1973 the first Shiraz vines were planted, followed by Chenin Blanc and Zinfandel in 1976, and Cabernet Sauvignon in 1979. Other varieties such as Chardonnay, Verdelho, Cabernet Franc and Merlot were planted in 1980.

Additional Shiraz were planted in 1994 and in 2002 we added an extra hectare of Zinfandel, making the total area of land under vine 16 hectares.

The Peel region, with it's closeness to the ocean, limestone soils and Mediterranean climate, is an ideal location for bringing out fruit intensity and adds great regional characteristics to the wine.

View Peel Estate website

Other Information

  • 2012 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • Western Australia
  • Screwcap closure
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