Standish Wine Co The Schubert Theorem 2019 - Barossa Valley
Bottle size: 750ml
Maximum buy quantity no greater than 6 bottles.
100% Shiraz - Sourced from various sections of the Schubert Vineyard - Roennfeldt Road, Marananga. Planted on own roots between 1994 & 1999 (12ft x 8ft spacing). The soils are deep red/brown earths with eroded protrusions of crystalline quartz - ranging between 272-296m above sea level.
The Schubert Theorem lies within a branch of mathematics known as 'knot theory'. It states that any knot can be uniquely decomposed as the connected sum of prime knots. Aptly named, this wine deconstructs the Schubert family vineyard into its distinct sections, taking the finest elements of each, re-assembling to connect and enhance their strengths.
Roennfeldt Road in the parish of Marananga
GW: Blue and purple fruits, a fair bit of spicy biscuity oak, ground coffee, some floral top notes. Thick, earthy, coffee-laced and dark fruited, very dense and packed, tannin has a compact but slightly rugged feel, saline and spicy finish of length and grip. A shag-pile carpet of a wine. Needs a fair bit of time. 94+ points
MB:Impressive black purple colour. Scents of clove-mahogany wood over dark berries, plum, espresso and liquorice. Quite a firm, drying wine, wood spice a strong feature, arrowroot biscuit and tobacco characters to taste, dark berries in the mix, finishes drying, firm and clove-like/salty with spice. A bit distracted by the drying, gummy-woody finish. Good feel, depth, generally. One for later rather than now. 93 points.
A 6th generation Barossan, Dan Standish established his eponymous winery in 1999 whilst still working as winemaker at Torbreck Vintners. His endeavour initially began around an ancient parcel of Shiraz owned and farmed by his father. Due to family upheaval this source is now gone but has been supplemented by various sites throughout the Barossa Region that he has identified as significant and unique.
All batches of fruit are fermented and matured individually then follows a strict selection in the winery that can see as much as 80% of the original blend discarded and sold off in bulk. As with the finest producers in Europe only the finest material is sold under the Standish Wine Company label.
Stylistically Dan's wines are as rich and profound as you would expect from Barossa Valley old vines but they have a satin texture and dreamy perfume that sets them far apart from his contemporaries. Here, dark fruits are encased in cocoa and earthy richness but with gentle spice, soil tone, asphalt and a stony minerality that gives the wines a beautiful dimension. These are special Australian wines.
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