Wine Kalleske, "Plenarius", 2015
Reviews of purchase Kalleske, "Plenarius", 2015
The wine is characterized by reddish-purple.
Taste wine has a good balance of different bright and explosive tones of red fruits, which are balanced by subtle nuances of oak, spice notes, nuances of graphite and dried herbs. The finish is long, fruity and stylish.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine present tone roses, cherries, blueberries, which are complemented by hints of nutmeg, cinnamon and a hint of allspice.
Experts recommend drink wine paired with meat dishes, especially with dishes from lamb and beef. Also, the wine will make a good pair of richly flavored dishes and mature hard cheeses.
For the manufacture of dry red wine "Moppa" Shiraz, 2011, which is manifested in a bouquet of a huge number of fascinating fruit tones, the manufacturer used grape varieties Shiraz, Petit Verdot and Viognier. MOTAPMs - a thriving farm area, located south of Greenock, once the residence of gold miners. Vineyards in Kalleske MOTAPMs appeared in 1853.
2011 was the wettest since the creation of the first vintage of this drink in 2002. Also, it was a very cold year, resulting in delayed ripening for three weeks. But thanks to the weather conditions, the level of natural acidity and freshness of the grapes was very high. Harvest began to gather on March 18 and ended on April 14. Viognier and Shiraz were fermented together, but Petit Verdot collected on April 26 was fermented separately from other varieties. Fermentation took place in open tanks with manual pumping the wort twice a day. After 7-14 days, must be pressed and separated from the grape skins. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 16 months. Approximately 25% of new barrels made from American, French, Hungarian and Russian oak, the rest - a reusable barrels.
The family owns vineyards Kalleske in the Barossa Valley in South Australia since 1853. All these years, they are leading in the region, and their harvest is always excellent. But as many as six generations of the family sold the grapes to other farms. And finally, in 2002, Troy Kalleske along with his brother Tony have created their own winery and made his first wine. The plant is located in the family estate, where the rich traditions help realize the full potential of beautiful fruits. Now engaged in farming and Tony Troy, their parents, John and Lorraine and brother Kim. John has over forty years of experience in growing vinograda.Na 120 acres planted with magnificent varieties: Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mataro, Chenin Blanc, Dourif, Semillon, Viognier and Petit Verdot. Vines vary in age - from the old ones, which were planted in 1875, to a relatively young fifty years. In the vineyards using organic methods, so the yield is low. Kalleske are active practitioners of sustainable agriculture and guardians of the land. They not only want to save the environment, but also to improve it for future generations. Therefore, in the work of masters use mainly manual labor and the minimum amount of equipment. With this in their wines the most complete messaging features local terroir.
With the first release of wine in 2004, quickly gained a reputation Kalleske producer of high quality wines and diversity that demonstrates their excellent grapes, is simply amazing. That is why many respected critics put Kalleske wine in the first place rankings. In summer 2006, the magazine "Australian Sommelier" declared the company one of the top 25 Australian wineries. Troy Kalleske repeatedly been named the best wine producer Barossa and throughout Australia.