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Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2013 (1x 750ml), Barossa Valley, Cork.

$180
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Robert O’Callaghan’s evocative Rockford Basket Press Shiraz is a tribute to the Barossa’s 19th and early 20th-century heritage. Made from grapes sourced from 60 to 140-year-old dry-grown vineyards (most from independent growers) across a range of Barossa soils, altitudes and micro-climates, the wine represents a rare and important post-colonial Australian aesthetic.

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

Expert Reviews

Gold & 95 Pts - Halliday Rating.

The beautiful label, traditional brown bottle, and the wine within, all have an allure. It's the richness and depth of the tannin structure - velvety and ripe, the suppleness on the palate, the savoury thread with coffee grounds, pepper, bitumen and yes oak but everything in its place plus its heady perfume with florals and red plums.

  • Jane Faulkner, 1 August 2017.
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Winery Profile

Rockford - The wines are sold through Adelaide retailers only (and the cellar doo) and are unknown to most eastern Australian wine-drinkers, which is a great pity because these are some of the most individual, spectacularly flavoured wines made in the Barossa today, with an emphasis on old, low-yielding dryland vineyards.

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Other Information

  • 2013 vintage
  • 1 x 750mL Bottle
  • SA - Barossa, South Australia
  • Cork closure
  • 14.1% alc.
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. GraysOnline liquor licence LIQP770010049

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Gold & 95 Pts - Halliday Rating.

The beautiful label, traditional brown bottle, and the wine within, all have an allure. It's the richness and depth of the tannin structure - velvety and ripe, the suppleness on the palate, the savoury thread with coffee grounds, pepper, bitumen and yes oak but everything in its place plus its heady perfume with florals and red plums.

  • Jane Faulkner, 1 August 2017.

92 Points. Gary Walsh - Wine Front. 24 March 2017

It’s a staple of many a wine cellar, so we cover it as best we can. Seem to be missing the 2007 vintage though, which is a shame.

It smells great, as do so many Rockford wines. Cherry and dark chocolate, tar and dried mint, a bit of spice and rosy vanilla perfume. Medium to full bodied, plum and cherry, sage and salt, open weave powdery tannin, fine acid balance, and modest length. The finish is certainly abbreviated compared to the 2014 Rifle Range, and I’d suggest that’s a more powerful Rockford experience this release. Still, good Basket Press with more complexity and nuance to come with bottle age.

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We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


We will send you an email notifying you as soon as your items have left our warehouse.


In this email, you will find the name of the carrier company and the consignment note number of your item as well as information on tracking the delivery of your item online. Simply follow the link to the relevant website and enter your reference number. You will then be able to quickly and efficiently track the delivery status of your item!


Please Note: Your goods will be delivered to your registered address. We do delivery Australia wide except for a few remote territories, please check the shipping calculator to confirm delivery availability and timeframes.


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