Shottesbrooke Winery , McLaren Vale, SA

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Shottesbrooke
Wine Region McLaren Vale
Cases produced 10,000-19,999
Address Bagshaws Road, McLaren Flat, SA, 5171, Australia
Phone (08) 8383 0002
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About Shottesbrooke Winery

Established in 1984 by ex-Ryecroft winemaker Nick Holmes, it is named after an estate in England where Nick’s grandfather was the parish priest in the early 1900s. Today this wine business is still very much in the family with Nick’s stepson Hamis...

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Established in 1984 by ex-Ryecroft winemaker Nick Holmes, it is named after an estate in England where Nick’s grandfather was the parish priest in the early 1900s. Today this wine business is still very much in the family with Nick’s stepson Hamish Maguire taking over the winemaking duties.

Shottesbrooke swiftly built a reputation for producing McLaren Vale wines at the more elegant end of the spectrum, rather than the ‘ball tearers’ that usually emerge from the region. This outcome probably has something to do with the fact some of the 24-hectares of vineyards are located on Nick’s Myponga property in the hills of the Fleurieu Peninsula, where the climate is a little kinder.

Using modern winemaking techniques, Hamish crafts wines from Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon in Sparkling, table and fortified styles. They vary from tropical, herbaceous Sauvignon Blanc through to rich, chocolaty Cabernet Sauvignon full of McLaren Vale expression.

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2010 Shottesbrooke Punch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Named after a Clydesdale horse, this more elegantly-styled cab sav is from a great vintage, and would be excellent with a hearty winter stew. Smell...

Winery: Shottesbrooke | Region: McLaren Vale| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5

2008 Shottesbrooke Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Colour: Pale straw with a fresh green tinge. Nose: Herbaceous varietal characters with overtones of tropical fruit and floral notes. Palate: Ha...

2009 Shottesbrooke Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

Colour: Pale straw with a fresh green tinge. Nose: Herbaceous varietal characters with overtones of tropical fruit and floral notes. Palate: Ha...

2008 Shottesbrooke Merlot

Colour: Cherry red with a fresh vibrancy mellowing to deep red. Nose: Black cherries and mulberries complexed with some oak and spice. Palate: ...

2007 Shottesbrooke Cabernet Sauvignon

Colour: Our 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon has a rich vibrant colour, the purple hue of vintage turning to the deep red of a maturing wine. Nose: Primar...

2007 Shottesbrooke Shiraz

Colour: Dense deep red showing the purple hues of vintage. Nose: Black cherries with some pepper and spice. The fruit aromas are complemented by t...

2008 Shottesbrooke Merlette Free Run Merlot Rose

Colour: Vibrant garnet red, promising bright fruit, with a depth that reflects the generous climate of McLaren Vale. Nose: Fresh fruit with hints...

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