Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz 6pk 2017

Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz 6pk 2017

Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz 6pk 2017
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Winery Details

    Winemaker Corey Ryan and Viticulturist Simon Cowham are the ‘Sons of Eden’, who both learned and honed their skills in the Barossa Valley. The team focusses on varieties that the Barossa produces to the highest standards, such as Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre from the Barossa Valley as well as Riesling from the Eden Valley. Sons of Eden wines are crafted using carefully managed and selected fruit as well as a mixture of traditional and modern winemaking techniques. The wines are paying tribute to the pioneers, characters and rich traditions of the Barossa region.

Press Review

    Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz  2017
    Blended from different parts of the Barossa Valley, the 2017 Romulus Old Vine Shiraz is wonderfully aromatic, offering up scents of bay leaf, cracked pepper and boysenberries. It's all framed by the judicious use of French oak, bringing vanilla and mocha notes to the lush, creamy mid-palate of this medium to full-bodied red. Despite the wine's impressive breadth and texture on the palate, it firms up nicely on the finish, ending crisp, silky and long. It's another terrific bottling from partners Corey Ryan and Simon Cowham.
    Rating: 95 Points
    Source: 2020 Robert Parker Wine Advocate Reviews


    Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz  2017
    Two of the three vineyards used for this wine are over 80yo, the third over 60yo. Hand-picked, crushed and destemmed, different cap management protocols, but all are matured in new and used French oak for 18 months. It's an elegant wine, the structure and texture good, but the oak is currently too assertive and needs some years to settle down. The glass is three-quarters full.
    Rating: 94 Points
    Source: James Halliday Wine Companion 2021


    Sons of Eden Romulus Shiraz 2017

    Dark aromatic nose with savoury and jammy notes. Ripe fruit with dominant oak, showing freshness and tension on the palate.

    Source: 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards