The most traditional Barossa Shiraz from the Bros at War boys and it's a beauty. Rich, powerful single vineyard Barossa Shiraz from old vines that is just rippling with powerful dark fruit. A modern masterpiece of ripe Barossa Shiraz
From a single vineyard in the Barossa Valley, the winemaking brothers have used a portion of whole bunches for spice, with a combination of new and old oak barrels used for maturation
In spite of the richness, this is still only medium to full bodied. An example of how to achieve balance without excess
Brothers at War Wines began in 2013 with a tonne of grapes and two brothers’ vision to create world class wines with unique expression, using small parcels of exceptional fruit from some of the Barossa’s greatest characters. While only in their 20s, Angus and Sam Wardlaw could be considered veterans of the winemaking game, having had access to the vast knowledge (and cellar) of their ‘old man’, David Wardlaw, a pioneer of Barossa winemaking. Then there’s older brother Andrew, who started his winemaking career in the 90s and before long was producing some of the first natural wines in the region. Picking up childhood friend Matt Carter (who has long performed the role of referee between the brothers), and Eden Valley vigneron Chris Alderton along the way, Brothers at War has grown into an award-winning wine label. Together, this group of family and friends are looking to the future, adding new varieties and styles to the Brothers at War portfolio and staking their own claim in wine, while keeping a family tradition alive (not without a few fist fights here and there!).
JAMES HALLIDAY - HALLIDAY'S WINE COMPANION
Matured for 2 years in French hogsheads (50% new). When you see the colour, assess the bouquet and think about the oak, you expect a full-bodied wine - it's a great (and pleasant) surprise to find a medium-bodied shiraz with blackberry and plum fruits, fine, ripe tannins and a long, well balanced palate.