2021 Shobbrook Giallo11394
VARIETAL: Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, Semillon, Chardonnay
REGION: Barossa Valley, SA
WINEMAKER: Tom Shobbrook
Muscat a petite grains , Semillon and Chardonnay blended together in a rolling ferment have created this beautiful aromatic version of the famous Giallo. Full lees contact till bottling allowing the wine 10 months to develop. Now after some resting time Tom releases this lovely thoughtful wine.
Alongside the likes of James Erskine (Jauma) and Anton van Klopper (Lucy M), Tom Shobbrook is one of the most important figures in Australian natural wine.
"After 12 years of growing grapes and making wines on our farm in Seppeltsfield things have come to an end. We now have 2 hectares of vines in Flaxman Valley which will give us some fruit in the harvest of 2019. It won't be much but it will be very exciting to taste fruit from the vines we grew from cuttings in our nursery at home. We will eventually end up with around 5 hectares of vines and a mixed orchard of fruit and nut trees. The Farm sits at 540 meters above the ocean. The soils are old and acidic consisting of sandy loam over yellow orange clay. The sandy loam profile is scattered with rose quartz while the clay layers have shadows of mica."