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Mamre Brook is one of the most famous places in the Barossa Valley and the wines featuring the grand old Mamre Brook house on the label are among Australia's favourites. The wines stand proud as a tribute to their heritage at the heart of the Barossa with all fruit sourced exclusively from this great region.
Bright and loaded with aromas reminiscent of cassis, cherries and fresh dark plums and five spice. Plush layers of dark fruit flavours from rich cherry to mulberry, generous tannins and a finish lingering with liquorice and spice.
“One of the famous names of the Barossa. It is a wine that has marvelous ageing potential. This one shows deep, rich, supple fruit with a thread of ripe tannins. It’s typically opulent and dense with so much packed into the chocolatey and slightly toasty palate.” - Ray Jordan
"Blackberry compote, a touch of mint essence, ﬁve spices and chocolate-covered dark cherries. Full body, loads of juicy tannins, a ﬁne line of fresh acidity and a chewy ﬁnish.” - James Suckling
“A lustrous crimson to opaque hue. As dense as the colour alludes. But there is a lightness missing in past years. Less reductive, toned by savvier use of oak. Big company wine, sure, but seductive despite it all. Violet scents sashay to anise, crushed clove and cocoa. Dark plum and blue fruit notes stain the palate. The finish long, gently peppery and uninterrupted by oak tannins which, while apparent, are buried. It has been a while between drinks as good as this under this banner. Bravo.” - Neil Goodwin, Halliday Wine Companion
Bright and loaded with aromas reminiscent of cassis, cherries and fresh dark plums and five spice and layered with subtle notes of bitter dark chocolate and olives.
Dark fruit flavours from cherries to mulberries, dense and driven by chalky textural tannins with a finish lingering with liquorice and touch of spice.
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Just one hour’s drive from South Australia’s capital, Adelaide, lies its gourmet capital (and wine Mecca), Barossa. One of the country’s most beautiful and historic wine regions, Barossa is a magnet for lovers of fine food and wine. Its classic Mediterranean climate, and free-draining red brown soils, makes the region ideal for growing grapes. Barossa produces excellent Shiraz, Cabernet, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Riesling and Semillon.
Shiraz fruit was selected from low yielding, mature vineyards in the Barossa.
The 2015/2016 vintage was characterised by a very warm and dry late Spring/early Summer period, finishing with a well-timed rainfall event at the end of January followed by mild weather conditions throughout February. These conditions restricted yields and led to high quality fruit potential.
Shavaughn grew up on a vineyard in Victoria’s Merbein; her grandfather was a winemaker and Managing Director of Mildara Wines. Completing an Oenology degree at the University of Adelaide, Shavaughn followed in her grandfather’s footsteps undertaking her first vintage at Mildara in 1997. Shavaughn is the recipient of a coveted Len Evans Scholarship; and in 2016 she was awarded Australian Winemaker of the Year by Winestate Magazine and was inducted as a Baron of Barossa in 2017.