Berton Vineyards Metal Label Taster Six
A perfect introduction to the Berton Vineyards Metal Label wines and the fantastic quality that Australia can produce. Find 2 reds, 3 whites and one slightly sweet, slightly sparkling white in this mixed selection box.
Presented in a red gift box.
In the box: 1x The Black Shiraz (75cl), 1x Cabernet Sauvignon (75cl), 1x Classic Chardonnay (75cl), 1x Sauvignon Blanc (75cl), 1x The White Viognier (75cl) and 1x Moscato Frizzante (75cl). (Wine glass not included).
|Bottle Size||6 x 75cl|
|Alcohol % by Vol.||Mixed|
|Closure Type||Screw Cap|
Berton Vineyards was established in 1996 by Bob and Cherie Berton when they purchased a block of land in High Eden, a subregion of the Barossa Valley, South Australia. This idyllic property sits 450m above sea level on gently rolling hills - except for the Chardonnay block which is anything but gentle!
Bob and Cherie set about planting the first Berton Vineyard cuttings that spring - ten acres of Shiraz and seven acres of Chardonnay - without any permanent water - it wasn't until the following year, in 1998 when the dam filled that the vines got a decent drink!! It was due to these conditions and the seemingly hydrophobic podsolic soils that the vines struggled to become established. After a few years where the vines still looked like rootlings, a Swedish friend jokingly called it the bonsai vineyard - and the name stuck and later became the name of their premium Shiraz. High Eden has a high annual rainfall so the vines are looking good these days... but they still remember the early days every time they crack open a bottle of Bonsai! After the dam was established and water plentiful they went on to plant Cabernet sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc.
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