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The Willows Vineyard THE DOCTOR` NV SPARKLING SHIRAZ Disgorged MAY 2017 200 dozen made

Made from 100% Shiraz, this wine is named to honour the five generations of Scholz “Doctors” that have worked and lived on the family property since 1845. A blend of vintages for complexity, the average age of the base wine is 5 years. Fermented in this bottle by traditional `methode champenoise`, it gains its yeast complexity from 19 months on yeast lees. The wine is liquered back to 18g/l residual sugar to enhance the finish. A truly Australian style showing rich black fruits and chocolate with gentle tannins from shiraz, complex yeast characters, yet maintaining a soft, long palate. BEST SPARKLING WINE Barossa Wine Show 2017. Halliday Rating 95 points