About the winery
Created in 1978, Greenock Creek is a little "boutique" Barossa winery with a generation level of just 2500 cases every year, possessed by Michael and Annabel Waugh. These wines, molded from old, low-yielding vineyards, have amassed very much a reputation. Greenock Creek is genuinely an estate winery. Their scope of Shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and Grenache is produced using grapes become totally on the property and handled on location at Roennfeldt Road. The wines are discharged in September every year and sell out inside a few months through cellar door and mail request. Greenock Creek's Roennfeldt Road shiraz is a notorious Australian wine that is much searched for after.
Greenock Creek Wines
54 Radford Road
Seppeltsfield, SA, 5355, Australia
Phone: (08) 8562 8103
About the wine – 2000 Vintage
The 2000 Shiraz Apricot Block, 360 cases delivered from tiny yields of .9 tons of fruit every acre of land (8-year old vines), tips the scales at 14.5% liquor, and was matured in both new and old vast American barrels (called hogsheads) before being packaged unfiltered. An applicant for "wine of the vintage" in the Barossa, it retains ruby/purple shading and additionally marvellous fruit force, huge body, awesome clarity, and a skyscraper-like mid-palate and surface. This thick, chewy Barossa excellent has a texture that endures more than 60 seconds. Although still to some degree essential, it uncovers colossal potential, even from this testing vintage.