Little Hill Vineyard is owned and farmed by John and Al Shobbrook.
Site location: Seppeltsfield – Barossa Valley
Map coordinates: -34.501853,138.915622
Elevation: 241 meters
Soil: Heavy, dense dark brown and red clay soil over limestone.
Aspect: West facing
Harvest: 21st February 2013
Hand-picked and destemmed to an open-top tank for fermentation and gently hand plunged two to three times daily.
Basket pressed directly to oak for 11 months maturation - 60% French, 40% American, with 75% new oak.
Unfined, unfiltered and vegan.
Bottled 25th February 2014 – 1,476 bottles
Like a hug from your mum, this west facing block yields a warm, generous and giving wine. Packed with warm spices, dark fruits, vanilla and good manners.
Drinking...Drink now or cellar to 2028.
Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
95 points - James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion
93 points - Gary Walsh, The Wine Front