"An alluring shiraz that tiptoes an elegant aromatic line of lilac, violet, iodine and sapid blueberry notes, laced with star anise and clove. The palate, too, does not disappoint. Fine-grained, slinky tannins and saline acidity serve as a confluence to the free-flowing fruit and expanding, more savoury, tones of smoked meats, black olive and liquorice root. Northern Rhone? A wine of a deft hand and fresh fruit picked at the optimal window of opportunity. Bravo!"96pts - James Halliday - Wine Companion 2017
Barossa Valley, the home of Epsilon Wines
Epsilon, the fifth star of the Southern Cross constellation, is a great example of how a background star can come to the fore.
With fruit that contributed to an intra-regional blend of fifth generation Barossa grape- growers Aaron and Julie Southern were inspired to make a wine that would reflect their Shiraz vineyard on the western slopes of the Barossa Valley.
Aged in old & new French oak barrels, these wines are a true representation of the vineyard, wines drink well on release and will all benefit from short to medium term cellaring.
Here at Epsilon Shiraz is number 1, the western slopes of the Barossa Valley have perfect loamy top soils, deep red clay bases, hot days & cool nights. These things help create the perfect combination for both our 1994 super premium wine & our Epsilon Barossa Valley premium Shiraz. Shiraz is ...