The ‘Old Vine Expressions’ series is all about showcasing the significant history and special wine characteristics of a selection of old vine vineyards for which the Barossa valley is world famous for. The Barossa Old Vines Charter was instituted to register vineyards by age, so that older vines could be preserved, retained and promoted.
Colour: Medium to deep crimson/purple.
Nose: Powerfully intense aniseed, blackberry, mulberry and blueberry fruit aromas, with ginger, mint notes.
Palate: Vigorous and fleshy with generous blueberry, blackberry flavors, excellent mid-palate richness and plentiful brambly-chocolatey tannins.
Grape Varieties: 100% Shiraz
History of Château Tanunda
Château Tanunda, Icon of the Barossa was established in 1890 and is the site of some of the Valley’s earliest vines as well as its first winery. The Château is privately owned by the Geber family who continue a tradition of fine wine making spanning three centuries.