Allevare Wines Metcalfe Shiraz 2021 (12 Bottles) Gippsland, Victoria

by BWM

$390.00 GST Included

AUSTRALIA WIDE SHIPPING INCLUDED

Handpicked with 15% whole bunch inclusion and a small portion of Cab Mac for 5 days. These ferments were managed with a delestage method (rack and return), pressing after 2 weeks on skins to old French hogs heads, kept in oak for 10 months.

Label artwork by Bridgette McNab, an old Sicilian love story called Teste di Moro. The story of a Moorish soldier falling in love with a woman from Palermo, they were madly in love until she learned that he had another family back home. She cut off his head in a fit of rage, planted her basil in it and left it on her balcony for the town to see. She had the most fertile basil in all of Palermo and the rest of the town soon started to sculpt ceramic heads in the hope that their basil would be just as good.

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About Allevare Wines

Lucy finished her Masters of Oenology and Viticulture in 2018 at Adelaide University, She has been working in the wine industry for the last 12 years, completing 14 vintages in Chile, France and around Australia. Her experience ranges from retail, importing, vineyard work and winery work, she is now working full time in West Gippsland as a wine maker and viticulturist.

Lucy was born in the UK and moved over to Albury with her family when she was young. Lucy grew up helping her Dad on their family farm near Albury, this is where she found her passion for farming sustainably and working in harmony with the land.

Alysha was born in Melbourne and has been working as a qualified florist for the last 12 years in London and Victoria. She has spent most of her career working in events and large scale floral installations. After many years of working in London, Alysha has decided to base herself in West Gippsland with her partner Lucy.

It was here that she found her love and inspiration for viticulture and wine making.

Alysha’s family is from Siracusa and the Aeolian Islands in Sicily. After many trips there, she is constantly inspired by the people, the way of life and most importantly the food and wine.

Our aim is to bring you delicious, thoughtful wines that reflect our industry and culture, from an exciting wine region.

BWM

Bacchus Wine Merchant is a well-known, respected, family-owned wine distribution company established in 2001 by Jo Newton who is still the Managing Director today.

Over the past 15 Years our tremendous growth has allowed us to expand our distribution into Queensland and Victoria. From humble beginnings, Jo ran the company from her spare bedroom in Cremorne, to now, with over 15 employees in 3 states.

Bacchus Wine Merchant prides itself on exceptional customer service and close relationships with our wineries, making Bacchus a successful and unique Distribution Company in a busy market.