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ZONTE'S FOOTSTEP "Baron Von Nemesis" - Barossa Shiraz, Australia

ZONTE'S FOOTSTEP "BARON VON NEMESIS" - BAROSSA – SHIRAZ

A fine wine with great texture and richness. Milk and dark chocolate, blackberries and plenty of chewy tannins. Bright medium clear black garnet color. Bright, fruity, floral spicy aromas of dried fruits and soda bread pastry with a dry fruity medium-full body and a peppery, medium-long tart berries, peppery spices, and nuts finish with fruit and a well-integrated moderate oak. A well structured shiraz with real aging potential.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

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VINEYARD

Zonte's Footstep is a proudly independent Australian wine company. We take our vineyards and our wine, but not ourselves, seriously. In 2003, we pooled old white utes and new-ish tractors to grow the best grapes from the best vineyards and the wines are now at the vanguard of a revolution of Australian wine styles.

A couple of wine scribes recently noted: "The critically acclaimed Zonte's Footstep wines are not ‘old world', nor even ‘new world', Zonte's is out of this world!" and "Zonte's Footstep; Jump on board this fabulously priced wine and enjoy one of the best value wines in the Southern Hemisphere" (Matthew Jukes).

James Halliday named us a Five Star Winery in his 2015 edition of Australian Wine Companion, something we are also very proud of.

Zonte's Footstep is named after a 19th century Zante currant vineyard, as new plantings follow the original footstep. The currant business dried up, but Zonte's Footstep became our blueprint...

All we want to do is taste our fruit in our wine, so we charged our reigning winemaker, Mr. Ben Riggs, with one goal: to make the best wines we can, true to vineyard and variety, so long as we make a bloody good drink!

“The truth is out there in the vineyard... but the proof is in the bottle”
Cheers, from the entire crew at Zonte's Footstep!

Wine facts

Total Production:

3,000 dozen

Winemakers:

Ben Riggs and Brad Rey

Producer:

Zonte's Footstep

Variant:

750 ml

Average Age of Vines:

50+ years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

400 meters

Density:

1,080/ha

Sustainably Farmed:

We endeavour to use sustainable viticulture along with biodynamic and organic techniques to produce wines with a true sense of place.

Harvest Method:

Machine

Fermentation and Maceration:

Primary fermentation takes place in a combination of stainless steel vats and 5 tonne open fermenters after which the wine is assembled into tank and allowed to complete a natural malo-lactic fermentation before being pressed off.

Malolactic Fermentation:

Yes

Aging:

New and Seasoned French oak hogsheads

Alcohol:

14.5%

Vintage:

2018

Country:

AUSTRALIA

Grape Varietal:

Shiraz

SKU:

AU26

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