Founder's View Shiraz
This Shiraz is the result of long-term partnerships with exceptional and often multi-generational Barossa growers
This rich Barossa Shiraz shows aromas of concentrated plum and blackberry, as well as subtle hints of cinnamon and nutmeg spice. Rich, deep flavours of dark berries and plum fruits are supported by cedar and sandalwood for layered complexity and depth of flavour. Currently has fresh fruit plushness, but will age gracefully with careful cellaring.
- Grape variety breakdown
Carefully selected parcels of ripe fruit were fermented in small format stainless steel tanks, and then aged in a combination of new and seasoned French and American oak barrels for 12 months, and then blended together to create a Shiraz of balance and opulence.
- Technical Details
- Alcohol: 14.5% | pH: | Acidity: | Volume: 750mls
- Harvest Date
The founders of Krondorf village farmed small plots, where vines grew among produce, orchards and livestock. In the 1890s, the Glenview winery was founded, which overlooked these little farms. This winery became the engine room of Krondorf wines. Honouring this history, this range of wines is a result of long-term partnerships with exceptional and often multi-generational Barossa growers. We also use parcels of fruit from our Rifle Range Road vineyard, which display vibrance and generosity.
- Cellaring potential
Drinks well now, or will reward cellaring
- Food Matching
Enjoy in good company with grilled meats or tomato-based dishes.
Concentrated plum and blackberry aromas with subtle cinnamon and nutmeg spice
- Vineyard Notes
Stonewell, Kalimna and Stockwell, parcels selected with richness and depth with a consistent.
The growing season for vintage 2020 started dry and continued that way, with the lowest rainfall on record for the Barossa Valley weather station. There was also a combination of weather extremes from frost and cold nights through to hot weather during flowering season, which lead to a combination of smaller bunches and smaller berries during fruit development. A much needed temperature reprieve occurred during harvesting, enabling many vineyards to slowly ripen their grapes, allowing consistent and quality flavour development. Overall, a smaller vintage, with the total Barossa producing a limited fruit yield. However, despite what it lacked in volume, the overall grape quality was exceptional, with standouts in colour and flavour, particularly for Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache.