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Tahbilk ESP Shiraz 2013 (6x 750mL)

RRP $88

$56.99 per Bottle
$341.94 per pack
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Established in 1860, Tahbilk is located in the premium central Victorian region of Nagambie Lakes. Purchased by Reginald Purbrick in 1925, his son Eric took over management of Tahbilk in 1931. Heading the winemaking for over 40 vintages until handing over to his grandson Alister in 1978, Eric was one of the early pioneers of varietal labelling in Australia and continued to be a strong influence in the direction of the Estate until his passing in 1991. Perhaps his greatest contribution to Tahbilk was to create the ‘Special Bin’ Shiraz in 1948 which was to be made, and continues to be made, from the best vats of a particular vintage. In 1952 a ‘Special Bin’ Cabernet Sauvignon was added to the range with both releases becoming known as ‘Reserve’ in 1985. In recognition of his achievements, these ‘best of a vintage’ wines now carry his name and signature … Eric Stevens Purbrick.

Region:
VIC - Other Victorian
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Gold & 95 Pts - Haliday Rating.

The colour is deep, the wine medium to full-bodied, with fruit ranging through red to purple to black; the tannins are ripe and supple, oak contributing a little more than usual, but not egregiously so. - James Halliday, 1 August 2017.

Winery Tasting Notes

“With a vintage as highly regarded as 2013 for Estate reds, then a ‘best of’ release sets a high water mark indeed. There is a velvety richness to the plum, blackberry and mixed spice aromas and flavours of this 'Eric Stevens Purbrick' Shiraz release that are effortlessly in balance with earthy/cedary oak characters and seamless tannins delivering a wine of real distinction. Additional complexity will be realised with further time in the bottle out to 2033/2038. We have replicated an original Tahbilk label from the 1870’s for our ‘Eric Stevens Purbrick’ releases.” - Alister Purbrick ~ Fourth Generation CEO and Winemaker.

Winery Profile

Established in 1860 Tahbilk is one of Australia's most beautiful & historic wineries. Located in the Nagambie Lakes region of central Victoria (120kms north of Melbourne), one of the nation's premium viticultural areas, the property comprises some 1,214 hectares of rich river flats with a frontage of 11 kms to the Goulburn River and 8 kms of permanent backwaters & creeks.

The vineyard comprises 200 hectares of vines including the French Rhone Valley whites of Marsanne, Viognier & Roussanne; the Rhone reds - Shiraz, Grenache & Mourvedre; along with traditional varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc & Verdelho.

Vineyard plantings extend back to Tahbilk's founding with original pre-phylloxera Shiraz vines still surviving from 1860 - an eponymous wine produced from them since 1979.

Tahbilk is further blessed with an abundance of further "old vine" plantings including Shiraz from 1933 (the prime source for Tahbilk's 'Eric Stevens Purbrick' Shiraz releases), Cabernet Sauvignon back to 1949 and Marsanne from 1927 (a "sister" white release to the 1860 Vines Shiraz produced from them).

Harvest commences in early March and continues for five to six weeks with approximately 1,600 tonnes (red & white) grapes processed.Total production is over 100,000 cases with just over 20% being exported to the key markets of U.S.A., United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland and the Scandinavian countries.

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Other Information

  • 2013 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • VIC - Other Victorian, Victoria
  • Screwcap closure
  • 13.5% alc.
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The Grays Advantage

We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


We will send you an email notifying you as soon as your items have left our warehouse.


In this email, you will find the name of the carrier company and the consignment note number of your item as well as information on tracking the delivery of your item online. Simply follow the link to the relevant website and enter your reference number. You will then be able to quickly and efficiently track the delivery status of your item!


Please Note: Your goods will be delivered to your registered address. We do delivery Australia wide except for a few remote territories, please check the shipping calculator to confirm delivery availability and timeframes.


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