A layered and thought-provoking wine inspired by the whites of the Rhône Valley. Underlying stone fruit topped with a toasty note of spices. Balanced with a restrained zesty hit of ginger on the lingering finish. Ideal pairing for a roast chicken or a spicy rice dish, such as a korma.
It would be hard to find a more storied wine at a friendlier price than this one. Turkey Flat is a bit of a legend, even dubbed a cult winery by Oz Clarke. It boasts some of the oldest vines used for commercial wine production on Earth, planted way back in 1847, propagated from cuttings from the Rhône Valley’s Hermitage hill, the birthplace of Syrah. The Schulz family, the current owners, have tended the place since 1865.
Today, Turkey Flat is perhaps best known (perhaps surprisingly) for its vivid rosé, and it turns out some fine single varietal Shiraz and Grenache too, along with a cracking “GSM blend” (Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro), which we also stock. All top drops, as they say in the Barossa.
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