Legends Mixed 6 Pack


  • Grab the whole collection in one pack! 

    Why just settle for one of these classic wines when you can have a mix of all 3!? 

    Discover a unique story with each one of these carefully handcrafted wines. A collection that pays homage to the land and people that have made Atze’s Corner Wines the legendary place it is today.

    Each story mirrors the trials and tribulations of the Barossa Valley people. These powerful and concentrated red wines are the reserve selection of Atze’s Corner; fruits from the best patches of ancient vineyards, the best small ferments, and broken down to only the best individual barrels of matured wine.

    These limited production vintages are highly sought after and sell out quickly. We recommend reserving yours as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    The Mob Montepulciano x 2 Bottles

    The Bachelor Shiraz x 2 Bottles

    The Giant Durif x 2 Bottles

    The Mob Montepulciano

    With this exclusive single vineyard you are getting a rare limited edition wine (only 200 dozen bottles made).

    This extravagant wine comes with a dramatic story... In its first year, a group of sheep, affectionately named “The Mob”, squeezed through a hole in the vineyard fence. It was a tragedy for the vines, and almost proved to be fatal for this tiny patch of the estate. They ravished the whole plot! But all was not lost. Three years later and the first crop of grapes to be delivered from these tough young vines are second to none. That’s the beauty of growing on ironstone and red clay.

    Deeply coloured, as we all love our Barossa reds to be, the Atze’s take on this style is full of dark cherries and blackberries supported by a spine of fine, savoury tannins.  Its richness and juicy-fruit is clearly Barossa but there’s more than a nod, in the savoury, food-friendly style to Italy.

    It's a real crowd pleaser and it has a history of numerous awards to back up its world class pedigree.

    The Bachelor Shiraz

    The vivid crimson colour that welcomes you to this wine betrays its concentration and ripeness. Elegant and extremely classy French oak aromas greet your nose, along with sweet spices, cinnamon and cedar.

    Flowing through to the palate, your taste buds are met by a mellow, rich wine with ripe blueberries and damson plum flavours.  Currently it’s youthful and explosively rich with primary brightness melded with subtle oak toastiness.

    As it evolves in the cellar I see layers of complexity revealing themselves and the opulence maturing into more subtle flavours.  It’s a show-stopper right now though!

    Altogether, this is an extremely harmonious wine with a succulence, making it the perfect accompaniment for high-grade Wagyu steak or slow roast lamb.

    The Giant Durif

    The Durif red wine grape is one of Australia’s undiscovered gems. We suspect that people in the know keep quiet about it so as not to arouse too much competition for what is, after all, a scarce bottle of wine. Atze’s Corner is one of the only wineries in the Barossa Valley to have planted Durif, and based on the outstanding results, there is a plan to plant more in the future.

    Named 'The Giant' in tribute to an overly tall Barossa settler, the wine fully lives up to that description in all respects. You just have to witness the colour, which is a luminous purple black! 

    It’s dark and deliciously deep.  The bouquet is brooding, dark and moody with black fruits and sweet spices, maybe a hint of liquorice too.  A full-bodied wine with crafted, harmonious tannins backed up with a fresh line of acidity the fruit shines vividly.

    For a variety noted for its robust tannins, this wine has got them fully corralled and under control. Tannins are there, but the fruit is so rich that they meld seamlessly, giving the wine some backbone and future, but not, by any means, preventing you enjoying it straight away.

     

    • Vintage:  2016
      Grape Varieties: Montepulciano, Shiraz and Durif 
      Harvest Date: 25th February-5th April 2016
      Bottling Date: October 8th 2017
      Technical Details: 14-14.5% Alc. 
      Food Pairing

       See individual legend pages for each wines details.

      Serving Temperature:

      16 Degrees Celcius.

      Cellaring:

      Drink now to 2030 but be sure to decant it to open it up and let its quality shine.

      Background/Story:

      Discover a unique story with each one of these carefully handcrafted wines. A collection that pays homage to the land and people that have made Atze’s Corner Wines the legendary place it is today.

      Each story mirrors the trials and tribulations of the Barossa Valley people. These powerful and concentrated red wines are the reserve selection of Atze’s Corner; fruits from the best patches of ancient vineyards, the best small ferments, and broken down to only the best individual barrels of matured wine.

      These limited production vintages are highly sought after and sell out quickly. We recommend reserving yours as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

      Maturation

      See individual legend pages for each wines details.

      Vineyard/Viticulture:

      Koonunga and Ebenezer - Iconic sub regions at Northern tip of the Barossa Valley. Brown Clay loam over deep red clay.                                                     

      Single cordon spur (hand) pruned vines, 2.5 tonne/acre, shoot thinned for the vine to produce high grade fruit. 

      Vintage:

      Low Yelds of 2-3 tonne/acre and a dry summer with
      a warm February saw early ripening for Shiraz and powerful black fruit and chocolate flavours. A Later finish for the Monte and Durif gave lovely structure and balanced wines



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