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Teusner 2017 ‘Bilmore’ Shiraz

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The Wine: Teusner ‘Bilmore’ Shiraz

The Bilmore Shiraz is sourced from vineyards along the western ridge of the Valley floor…an area stretching south of Seppeltsfield Road, around the back of the golf club at Rowland Flat and then on through the parish of Gomersal that overlooks the southern township of Lyndoch. Shiraz grown in these parts produces richly flavoured wines with soft, round mouth feel and plenty of delicious savoury characters.

Seeking to place a pure expression of Shiraz flavour center stage here, they’ve gone easy on the oak using only older, seasoned barrels for the job of maturing for around 12 months.

The Winery:

Unsurprisingly for Kym Teusner and Mick Page, beer played a major role in their decision to start Teusner Wines in 2001. After a few cold ones they overheard a couple of grape growers contemplating removal of their 85 year old Grenache vines, Kym and Mick stepped up to the plate and offered them 4 times what they’d been paid by ‘the big guys’ for the crop if they’d keep the vineyard in the ground.

The offer was accepted, the vines stayed in the ground, Teusner Wines came to life with a singular mission – to make the kind of wines they liked to drink!

Region

Barossa Valley, South Australia

Varietal

Shiraz

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