Lienert Vineyards’ Jack West’ West Barossa Shiraz 2018
A delicious juicy youthful Shiraz made to be enjoyed as a young wine. Made from 100% estate-grown fruit.
‘Jack West’ West Barossa Shiraz 2018
The 2018 Barossa vintage is characterized by two words: “bloody” and “marvelous.” Following winter, rains were fair to good, with additional sprinkles through the spring and early summer resulting in brilliant canopies and a well-hung harvest.
In January, South Australia is renowned for its scorching heat but was soon replaced by that trash with a wonderful day and a great frosty beverage. The sky was enormous blue, there were gentle winds, crisp cold nights, and an unadorned harvest as nature yielded an exceptional treat.
It’s a huge burst of black/blue spiced fruits, with complex flavors of black cherry and sarsaparilla spice wrapped around a hard tannin spine, which is characteristic of Shiraz produced in our family’s vineyards.
The Making of Wine
On the Barossa Valley’s western ridge, Gomersal is home to a vineyard estate that grows fruit from selected blocks. The fruit is destemmed and fermented in open-top stainless steel fermenters after being harvested at night.
Daily pump-overs ensure proper color, taste, and mild tannin extraction, while also encouraging vibrant subregional varietal expression on the nose. The wine is softened and given a subtle note of vanilla through aging in seasoned French and American hogsheads for nine months.
Specifications of Lienert Vineyards’ Jack West’ West Barossa Shiraz 2018
- Grapes: Shiraz/Syrah
- Wine Style: Red wine
- Tasting Notes: It’s a huge burst of black/blue spiced fruits, with complex flavors of black cherry and sarsaparilla spice wrapped around a hard tannin spine, characteristic of Shiraz produced in our family’s vineyards.
- Region: Barossa Valley – Gomersal
- Country: Australia
- Aroma: The deep, rich fragrance of ‘Jack West’ West Barossa fills your nose with spices and dark fruit. Shiraz is full-bodied with high alcohol, vibrant berry, and plum on both the nose and palate.
- Food Pairing with wine: Beef, Poultry, lamb