2018 Battle of Bosworth Puritan Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia
Grapes - Shiraz
Region - Barossa Valley, Australia
Winemaking - Shiraz is picked ripe and crushed, then fermented in stainless steel vessels (no oak barrels are used). Once through fermentation, the wine goes ‘through malo’ (a secondary fermentation which changes malic acid to softer lactic acid) and then bottled. Bright, young, fresh, juicy and quite delicious.
What it tastes Like - Puritan is bright, young fresh, juicy, full of dark and red fruits, plums and blackberries. Great colour, dark purple, giving big hints as to its youth, with a bright palate with some great texture and weight, and some lovely tannins, and considerable length too. Do not pass go, open immediately and drink!