Back by popular demand, Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin will be available June 1. The sell out gin is traditionally a blend of Yarra Valley Shiraz grapes and Rare Dry Gin, however this year some grapes were selected from other Southen Victorian regions.
Like the 2018 vintage, the 2019 vintage followed the same principles, harvesting some Shiraz early, looking for spice and red berry characteristics. Followed by a second parcel in the season to build on the colour, sweetness and dark fruit flavours. The beauty of Four Pillar Bloody Shiraz being produced each year during vintage means year on year it will never be the same.
The result is a deep, rich, reddish purple colour. On the nose, straight up there are pine forest juniper notes followed by white pepper, dark berries and spices. The palate is beautifully balanced with both sweetness and gin in spades, and some nice tannins on the finish.
Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz Gin 2019 Vintage is available from www.fourpillarsgin.com.au and all great retailers. RRP: $85