2012 Sons of Eden Romulus Barossa Valley Shiraz

imageViticulturist Simon Cowham and winemaker Corey Ryan are forging distinguished careers in the Barossa. Both of these 2012 Shiraz wines are excellent. The Romulus is crafted from 85 year-old vines in the Light Pass subregion and 80 year-old vines in Moppa. Destemmed and matured mostly in American hogsheads for twenty months.

Fleshy with a dam of fine tannin over which irrepressible flavour spills. Satsuma plums, toasted brown spice, redcurrant peaks and desiccated coconut. Vanilla malt oak. Loaded with regional hospitality. Not a caricature though. Has vitality and avoids jammy-ness while retaining power and opulence. 94

Region: Barossa Valley
Alcohol: 14.5%
Closure: Cork
Price: $65
Tasted: June 2014


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2 Responses to 2012 Sons of Eden Romulus Barossa Valley Shiraz

  1. dave says:

    Hi Jeremy, is it Grange like? I thought the 2010 was very Grange like. I really enjoyed drinking the 2010 not because it was Grange like for me, i just thought it was a very good wine, actually loved it.

  2. I wouldn’t say it was Grange-like. To start with, it’s more approachable as a young wine. Mind you I drink very little Grange – not a wine that interests me outside of the story and historical importance.

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