Large bottle 2015 turkey flat shiraz btm

The Turkey Flat Vineyard boasts some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world. Planted in 1847, these hard-working gnarled old vines are still producing fantastic grapes. They are dry grown with their roots extending metres into the soil in search of moisture.

Much of the credit for the best Shiraz made in the Barossa is due to old vines such as these. The fact that these vines still exist is largely due to a far-sighted quarantine scheme, in which South Australia was spared the phylloxera outbreak which devastated the vineyards of Europe, America and subsequently parts of Australia in the late 1800’s.

This shiraz is a result of a very intricate blending process. After each parcel of fruit is individually vinified & aged in specially selected French oak barrels, the final blend is created with careful consideration to upholding its reputation for cellaring gracefully, retaining its freshness and balance for many years.

The Turkey Flat Shiraz is a proud holder of a Barossa Trust Mark. The Barossa Trust Mark is a mark of aspirational standard set by the Barossa region. It provides you with a guarantee and assurance of quality.

It is founded on five value pillars:

Origin - our sense of place

Integrity - our sense of purpose

Quality - our sense of ambition

Environment - our sense of responsibility

Community - our sense of belonging

More information on the Barossa Trust Mark can be found here

2016 Vintage Tasting notes

Generous, plush and rich on the palate, the 2016 over delivers in every quarter. Mark’s understated hand has crafted this wine from its beginnings in our 1847 Bethany vineyard, with select parcels from the Stonewell block to create a wine of presence, power and structure.

Wood spice

fresh cassis

black pepper

Download: Tasting notes and info pack.

Reviews and Awards

"A Beautifully Crafted Wine"

2016 Turkey Flat Shiraz – 98 Points - 5 Stars - Special Value

“From vines dating back to 1847, hand-picked, open-fermented with 10% whole bunches, matured in French oak (40% new) for 18 months. The price of this classic estate-grown wine has been increased, but not by much, leaving this as underpriced as it is a beautifully crafted wine with a history all of its own. It has power and presence, and above all a purity of taste and structure. The black fruits have waves and crosscurrents of flavour and texture, the finish long and balanced.”

James Halliday, August 1st 2018

Posted on

18/09/2018

Release history

Vintage Format
2016 750ml bottle $50.00
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Limit of 24
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1.5L magnum $120.00
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