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BA ROS S A W I N E C H A P T ER S AUCTIO N 20 17 Introduction – “Baron” Andrew Caillard, MW

When I drink a bottle of Barossa wine, I always think of South Australia’s early beginnings, the courage and ambitions of its early settlers and the region’s wonderful community of winemakers, growers and families. When the Barossa was first surveyed by Colonel William Light in 1837, the landscape reminded him of Southern Spain, where he had fought with Wellington against Napoleon Bonaparte many years earlier at the Battle of Barrosa (1811). The vast skies, reddish soils and rolling landscape must have been quite a sight to the early settler’s eyes. The region was home to the Peramangk people also known as “Fire Makers” or “Red Ochre Peoples” who, through their ancient methods of hunting and gathering, had cleared the land into parkland countryside. Regretfully our 19th century visions of becoming the vineyard of the British Empire, impacted on an ancient 60,000-year culture. The history of Barossa has never been easy. The second and third generation of German settlers suffered too. The “de-Germanisation” of South Australian place names (1916) and adjunct government policies of internment and travel restrictions etc., were a reaction to the appalling losses during the First and Second World Wars. Nonetheless Barossa community survived these challenges and prospered. It represents one of Australia’s oldest and most successful multi-cultural communities. Barossa’s struggle with identity and economic sustainability during colonial times and early-to-mid 20th century, gives it a unique place in Australian wine culture. Tolerance, perseverance, common purpose and generations of effort have built a spirit of generosity that defines the character of the region. “The Barossa Grounds” project, which identifies and explains the sub-regional expressions of Barossa Shiraz, typifies the kinsmanship, leadership and ambitions of the Barossa people. A combination of humility, confidence, aspiration and flair make Barossa one of the most exciting wine regions in the world. The contemporary Barossa wine scene comprises almost every conceivable outlook and approach to wine enjoyment and style. It is a cradle of innovation, technical expertise and ambition. Centred primarily on staple

varieties Shiraz, Grenache, Riesling and to a lesser extent Mataro and Cabernet Sauvignon, winemakers have refined and developed their wines to portray character of vineyard site, multi-varietal style, sub-regional terroirs or even personal or “house” expression. The diversity of Barossa wine is spectacular; much of it is underpinned by collaborative and encouraging support from local growers, wine friends, business partners and even competitors. What I love about Barossa wine is that it has a distinct voice of place. It’s not only what the wine tastes like, but also what it represents. I believe that a single wine can only be an ephemeral experience, regardless of its impact. As a consequence, there is a great difference between beauty and greatness. Beauty is fleeting, and in the eye of the beholder, whereas greatness is something lasting and tangible. Ultimately, history and time can only unravel the secrets of the landscape and the success of human ingenuity. A top Hill of Grace vintage is not only beautiful, it also resonates something else: when the actor Russell Crowe tells people he is “Walking the Hill”, he is speaking of a timeless experience. Taste alone cannot express that. It is imagination and belief that animates wine and makes it special. AND it is history, and a feeling of belonging to it in some way, that brings authenticity and meaning. Barossa possesses all of those magical ingredients. The Barossa Wine Chapters Auction offers collectors and supporters a unique insight into the character, rich expression and generosity of Barossa wine. It also brings the Barossa community and its supporters together. The catalogue features a wonderful collection of lots, including exclusive experiences, vertical tasting lots and unique formats. It also comprises a strong representation of Langton’s “Classified Australian Wine,” which says much about how Barossa’s wines are perceived by the fine wine market. Glory to Barossa!

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BA RO S S A W I N E C HAP T ER S AU CTIO N CATALO GUE Foreword – Linda Bowes, Chairman, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

“…when you give yourself to places, they give you yourself back; the more one comes to know them, the more one seeds them with the invisible crop of memories and associations that will be waiting for you when you come back, while new places offer up new thoughts, new possibilities.” – Rebecca Solnit, author, historian, activist And so it is with Barossa. A region so imbued with a sense of place that it entices past visitors to reconnect again and again, and beckons newcomers to discover for themselves. It is a region steeped in Australian winemaking tradition and so innovation may not be the first image that springs to mind, but my involvement in the Barossa grape and wine community has taught me that on this sacred soil, tradition is accompanied by imagination, ingenuity and a desire to exceed past excellence. A few years ago we embarked upon an exciting evolution in the history of the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction – a move to expand our offer to wine collectors the world over and create a truly hallmark wine event in the Southern Hemisphere. When we first initiated dialogue with our members around the proposed changes to the Auction, the concept was

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enthusiastically embraced. Bold ideas are for the brave, and this community’s willingness to hear new thoughts and consider new possibilities is what continues to ensure its place at the forefront of the Australian wine industry. Following on from the inaugural Barossa Wine Chapters Auction in 2015, our ambitious vision continues to evolve, and on behalf of the BGWA Board, I’m delighted to invite you to join us for the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction 2017. I’d like to acknowledge our partners, Langton’s Fine Wines, who have offered tremendous support helping us towards our vision of establishing a world renowned wine auction event. The support of the Barossa winemakers is paramount to our endeavours and once again – united by a desire to celebrate the best of Barossa’s great sites and regional expressions – they have responded by digging deep in their cellars to bring forth wines of pedigree and rarity. I commend the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction catalogue to you as a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the fruits of their labour, all of which are waiting for you to enjoy.


D E TAI L S O F AU C T ION Online Auction: The Online Auction will be open for bidding from Friday 7 April 2017 at 1pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) at langtons.com.au and closes at 7pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) Friday 21 April 2017. Live Auction: The Live Auction will be open for bidding from Friday 7 April 2017 at 1pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) at langtons.com.au. On Friday 21 April at 11am (Adelaide time) the Live Auction bidding will move from online to live in the room at Chateau Tanunda, where the final bidding takes place under the direction of the auctioneer. The Live Auction will close at the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer in the room on Friday 21 April 2017.

Auctioneer: Andrew Caillard MW Langton’s Fine Wines P: 1300 946 347 From outside Australia +61 2 8507 2674 langtons.com.au Live Auction and Lunch Bookings: Bookings are essential by Friday, 14 April 2017 Tickets can be purchased through barossa.com or barossavintagefestival.com.au For more information: Contact Barossa Grape & Wine Association P: +61 8 8563 0650 E: bgwa@barossa.com

Details of the Live Auction and Lunch:

Social Media:

Friday 21 April, 2017 Chateau Tanunda 9 Basedow Road, Tanunda, South Australia

#BVF2017 #Barossa #BarossaWineAuction

Viewing starts from 10am Auction and lunch begins from 11:45am

/BarossaDirt

Cost $150 per person which includes three course lunch and wines.

T RAV EL PAC K AGE Looking for the Ultimate Barossa Wine Experience? Getaways SA has created the Ultimate Barossa Wine Experience for you. Set over six days, with the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction as the highlight plus many other Barossa Vintage Festival events, this is a wine experience not to be missed. For more details go to: getawayssa.com or email book@getawayssa.com

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TO B ID AT T H E AU C T I ON TO PLACE BIDS YOU MUST BE REGISTERED WITH LANGTON’S To register, visit langtons.com.au and create a customer account. It is recommended that you do this prior to the event. If you wish to register on the day, we request you register from 10am (Adelaide time). Please note, a valid credit card saved against your registered customer account is necessary in order to bid. Both the Online Auction and the Live Auction will be open for bidding from 7 April 2017 at 1pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) at langtons.com.au. LIVE AUCTION Live auction lots will be viewable from 10am, Friday 21 April 2017 at Chateau Tanunda. Bidding for the Live Auction, will move from online at langtons.com.au, into the room at Chateau Tanunda at 11am, where the final bidding will take place under the direction of the auctioneer. No further bids for the Live Auction will be accepted through your online account, after 11am (Adelaide time) on Friday 21 April 2017. The Live Auction will close at the fall of the auctioneer’s hammer in the room on Friday 21 April 2017. Bidding online: Langton’s recommends that you place your maximum bid through your online account, prior to the Live Auction moving into the room, where the auctioneer will be bidding on your behalf. (Please note, you may have the leading bid at 11am online, but the successful bidder will be declared at the fall of the hammer, by the auctioneer, live in the room.) Absentee Bidding: If you are not attending the Live Auction, and have not placed bids online, you can register on the enclosed absentee bidding form. ONLINE AUCTION All bids for this auction must be made through your online member account. The Online Auction closes at langtons.com.au at 7pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) Friday 21 April 2017.

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NOTIFICATION OF SUCCESSFUL BIDS Customers are requested to check their customer account upon auction close to check for lots won. PAYMENT FOR LOTS PURCHASED All payments will be processed upon auction close and the credit card registered against your Langton’s customer account will be charged. A Buyer’s Premium of 16.5% inc GST is added to the winning bid when the auction closes. For lots over $10,000, alternative payment methods are available and can be actioned via your online customer account. Please note that payment will not be accepted during the conduct of the Auction. COLLECTION & SHIPPING OF LOTS WON Lots won in the Live Auction and paid in full can be collected on the day of the auction. Collection of lots purchased is not permitted under any circumstances prior to payment in full. Live Auction items not collected on the day will be returned to the relevant Vendor (winery) for safe storage. Langton’s will supply the Buyer’s details to the relevant Vendor (winery), which will liaise with the Buyer directly and organise shipping to the Buyer’s nominated address. Shipping charges will apply at the discretion of the Vendor (winery). Lots won in the Online Auction are held securely in Langton’s state-of-the-art, temperature controlled warehouse in Victoria. To activate shipping, simply visit langtons.com.au and login to your customer account. Shipping charges will apply: Metro $10 per case (12 bottles), Country areas $15 per case (12 bottles). Delivery Guarantee optional. Absentee bidders will be notified by email within five working days. Please read our full terms and conditions on page 94. Please contact Langton’s if you require any assistance on 1300 946 347 or admin@langtons.com.au


AB S E NT EE B I D D I NG FORM – LI VE AUCTIO N THOSE WHO CANNOT ATTEND THE AUCTION MAY LODGE ABSENTEE BIDS IN WRITING, USING THIS BIDDING FORM. PLEASE FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS: 1. Visit langtons.com.au and create a customer account. To place bids you must be registered with a valid credit card saved against your customer account. 2. Complete the bidding form. 3. R  eturn your form by email by 7pm (Melbourne/Sydney time), Tuesday 18 April 2017 to Mark Samaha – marks@langtons.com.au

B A R O S S A W I N E C H A P T E R S A U C T I O N – F R I D AY 2 1 A P R I L 2 0 1 7 Lot No.

Maximum bid in $ per bottle

Notes

Name: Company: Address:

Phone (B):

(AH):

Mobile: Email: Signature: Date: • Should you be a successful bidder, you will receive email confirmation. • All payments will be processed upon Auction close and the credit card registered against your Langton’s customer account will be charged. • For lots over $10,000, alternative payment methods are available and can be actioned online via your customer account. • Freight and insurance may also be payable if relevant. • Unsuccessful bidders will not be advised.

PLEASE BID EARLY TO AVOID YOUR BIDS MISSING THE SALE. Langton’s are requested, without legal obligation of any kind, to bid on the following lots up to the price stated. I have bid per bottle (unless otherwise advised) as requested and agree to take all bottles in the lot at the hammer price plus Buyer’s Premium (of 16.5%). I understand lots will be purchased below the specified maximum whenever possible. All bids shall be treated as offers made on notes and conditions of business printed in this catalogue. The estimates in this catalogue are approximate prices we expect to be realized. They are not definitive. They are prepared well in advance of the sale and are subject to revision in light of market changes. In the event of identical bids, the earliest will take precedence. The limit you leave should be the amount to which you would bid if you were to attend the sale. Alternative bids can be placed by using the word ‘or’ between lot numbers. ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND THERE WILL BE NO EXCHANGE OR REFUND ON ITEMS. BAROSSA WINE CHAPTERS AUCTION 2017

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B A RO SS A VAL L EY

P DE TU LTI

A SSA RO

BA KOONUNGA

E FIL RO TRURO EBENEZER STOCKWELL

GREENOCK LIGHT PASS

NORTH PARA RIVER

NURIOOTPA

MOCULTA

MARANANGA SEPPELTSFIELD

ANGASTON VINE VALE

TANUNDA BETHANY GOMERSAL

ROSEDALE

MENGLER HILL

KRONDORF

ROWLAND FLAT

JACOBS CREEK

EDEN VALLEY

KAISER STUHL

LYNDOCH PEWSEY VALE PEAK 629M

WILLIAMSTOWN

BAROSSA

BAROSSA ALTITUDE PROFILE 600 500 400 300 200 100 0

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Barossa Valley

Eden Valley

The term Barossa comprises both the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley wine regions.


ED EDEN EN VALLEY VAL L EY TRURO

BAROSSA VALLEY

R BA

MOCULTA

NURIOOTPA

SA OS DE ITU ALT

NORTH PARA RIVER

ANGASTON E

FIL PR O

TANUNDA

MENGLER HILL

KEYNETON

KAISER STUHL

JACOBS CREEK

PEWSEY VALE PEAK 629M

HIGH EDEN

EDEN VALLEY

SPRINGTON

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BA SSA RO

EP

UD

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FIL

MT PLEASANT

Road Rivers / Creeks Vineyard Block GI Boundary Sub-region Boundary

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T HE L A N GTON’ S C L AS S I FI C AT I O N E XPL AINE D The ‘Honour Roll’ of fine Australian wine Langton’s Classification of Australian wine is the paramount form guide to Australia’s finest wines. Entry into the Classification is based on a wine’s reputation and track record at auction. The two requirements for inclusion in the Classification are that a wine has been made for a minimum of 10 vintages and that it has a track record in the secondary market. Eligibility rests on how well a wine performs in the open market – the volume of demand it attracts and the prices it realises. The authority of the Classification derives from its independence; the fundamental criteria for inclusion are objective and market-driven. Revised every four years, the Classification documents an evolving Australian winemaking culture at the forefront of innovation and excellence in the world of fine wine. It maintains a strong emphasis on red wines, particularly labels renowned for cellaring potential.

The inaugural Classification, in 1990, included just 34 wines. Classifications II, III and IV followed at approximately five-year intervals, tracking the leading wines, and documenting the dramatic growth and increasing maturity of the Australian fine wine scene. By 2010, when the fifth edition appeared, the Classification had evolved to include 123 wines and its authority was universally recognised. The sixth and current edition – Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine VI – unveiled on 1 May 2014 – includes 139 wines and reflects a continuing momentum towards single vineyard wines and regional identity. In its early years, the Classification successfully strengthened the fledgling market for fine Australian wine. Twenty-five years later it is arguably the most famous and widely-respected wine Classification outside Europe. Look for Langton’s Classifications throughout this catalogue.

EXCEPTIONAL The most highly sought-after and prized ‘first-growth’ Australian wines.

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OUTSTANDING ‘Super-Second’ Australian wines of outstanding quality and provenance.

EXCELLENT Classic Australian wines of consistent excellence.


CATA LO GU E SYM BOLS AND S EAL O F PROVE NANCE

LIVE AUCTION LOTS

THE BAROSSA TRUST MARK

ONLINE AUCTION LOTS

The Barossa Trust Mark is a mark of aspirational standard set by the Barossa region. It provides you with a guarantee and assurance of quality.

BAROSSA OLD VINE CHARTER The Barossa Old Vine Charter was introduced in 2009 to register vineyards by age, so that older vines could be preserved, retained and promoted. The Charter groups vineyards into four categories by age: OLD VINES

Equal or greater than 35 years of age SURVIVOR VINES

Equal or greater than 70 years of age CENTENARIAN VINES

Equal or greater than 100 years of age ANCESTOR VINES

Equal or greater than 125 years of age Look for these categories throughout this catalogue.

It is founded on five value pillars: • Origin – our sense of place • Integrity – our sense of purpose • Quality – our sense of ambition • Environment – our sense of responsibility • Community – our sense of belonging Granted under licence, the Trust Mark is awarded to Barossan products and experiences that demonstrate exemplary achievement and distinction across these five areas of value creation. Trust Mark holders have a deep commitment to these values. The Barossa Trust Mark is your assurance that the food, wine  or tourism offering you are choosing is one that meets a standard of excellence, on which you can rely. Look for the Barossa Trust Mark logo throughout this catalogue.

BAROSSA WINE CHAPTERS AUCTION SEAL OF PROVENANCE The Barossa Wine Chapters Auction Seal of Provenance is verification of the wine’s authenticity, direct from the cellars of the winemaker. Each seal is uniquely coded, with every auction item allocated its own individual code. This information, held securely by the Barossa Grape & Wine Association, becomes the point of verification for the life of the wine. The QR code links to the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction web page, providing an ongoing reference to the auction and information updates. The Barossa Wine Chapters Auction Seal of Provenance is uniquely part of the individual wine’s chain of custody, protecting the security and integrity of your investment. BAROSSA WINE CHAPTERS AUCTION 2017

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THE B A R O SSA C HAP T ERS & T HE AUCTIO N James March, CEO, Barossa Grape & Wine Association The Barossa Chapters are the foundations of the Barossa regional story. They are not the story in itself, but rather the skeleton or structure that gives our story its shape. The Chapters offer focus and direction, and provide an easy point of entry, depending on your own personal interest or your preferred line of enquiry – be it historical, gastronomic or purely vinous.

Most importantly, The Chapters are all a work in progress, and even those founded in our historical past will continue to evolve as successive generations make their own, defining contribution.

Together they provide a highlighted narrative, tying together our past, present and future, and offering an insight into the features that colour our changing landscape – both physical and cultural. They can be read individually, in or out of sequence, or viewed as a logical progression that takes you from before settlement to current, regional identity.

“If there is one thing that I have learned as a wine auctioneer and observer, it is that the most enduring and inspiring wines belong to places with a strong identity, underpinned by a strong community. They are also real and meaningful and stand for something: of natural beauty or a fine wine philosophy. Undoubtedly, the Barossa is such a place...”

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We hope that by participating in our auction and by following our Chapters, you too will become part of the story.

Andrew Caillard, MW


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ONLINE AUCTION LOTS

LOT NO.

WINERY

PAGE

LOT NO.

WINERY

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Artisans of Barossa

16

84-91 Penfolds

2-4

Barons of Barossa

17

92

Peter Lehmann Wines

55

5-8

Bethany Wines

18

93-95

Pewsey Vale

56

9-11

Château Tanunda

19

96-97 Pirathon

57

12

Dutschke Wines

20

98 Rieslingfreak

57

13-17

Eden Hall

21

99-102 Rockford

18-21 Elderton

23

103

22-25

Gatt Wines

24

104 Saltram

61

26-32

Gibson Wines

25

105-107

Schild Estate

62

33-38

Glaetzer Wines

26

108-110

Schwarz Wine Co.

63

39-40

Grant Burge Wines

27

111

Soul Growers

66

41-42

Greenock Creek

29

112-113

St. Hallett

67

43

Head Wines

31

114-116

St. Hugo

69

44

Hemera Estate

31

117-119

St. John’s Road

70

45-49 Henschke

32

120-122 Teusner

71

50-52

Hewitson

35

123-125

Thorn-Clarke Wines

72

53-58

Irvine Wines

38

126

Tim Smith Wines

73

59-61

Jacob’s Creek

39

127-129 Torbreck

75

62-68

John Duval Wines

40-41

130-131 Tscharke

76

Rolf Binder Wines

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58-59 60

69 Kaesler

43

132-135

Turkey Flat

77

70-72 Kalleske

44

136-142

Two Hands

78

73 Kellermeister

45

143-147 Vickery

80

74-75 Langmeil

47

148-150

Whistler

81

76

Murray Street Vineyards

48

151-152

Wolf Blass

83

77-83

Orlando Wines

49

153-159 Yalumba

12

84-85


LIVE AUCTION LOTS

LOT WINERY

DESCRIPTION

ESTIMATE

PAGE

1L

Charles Melton Wines

Nine Popes GSM 2006. 6.0L Imperial.

$700-$1,000 per bottle 19

2L

Chris Ringland

Dry Grown Barossa Ranges Shiraz 2009. 3.0L Double Magnum.

$3,000-$4,000 per bottle 20

3L

Eden Hall

Riesling three Magnum vertical set. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 2011, 2012, 2013 1.5L Magnum.

$150-$250 per set

21

4L

Elderton

An extremely rare 2012 Command Shiraz Imperial, along with a long lunch for eight at the Elderton Homestead with at least 10 vintages of the Command. Hosted by Cameron and Allister Ashmead. 6.0L Imperial.

$5,000-$6,000 per experience

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5L

Glaetzer Wines

Amon-Ra Shiraz 12 bottle mixed set. Six bottles of each of the following vintages: 2006 and 2010. 750ml Bottle.

$1,200-$1,600 per set 26

6L

Hentley Farm

Clos Otto Shiraz 2009. Signed by winemaker Andrew Quin and Keith Hentschke. 6.0L Imperial.

$3,000-$4,000 per bottle 34

7L

Jacob’s Creek

Steingarten Riesling six bottle mixed set. One bottle each of the following vintages: 2002, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013 and 2014. 750ml Bottle

$400-$500 per set 39

8L

John Duval Wines

Eligo Shiraz six Magnum mixed set. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012. 1.5L Magnum.

$1,500-$2,000 per set 40

9L

Kaesler

Old Bastard Shiraz 2014. 3.0L Double Magnum.

$1,000-$1,500 per bottle 43

10L

Kalleske

Eduard Shiraz 2009. 6.0L Imperial.

$800-$1,000 per bottle 44

11L

Langmeil

The 1843 Freedom 12 bottle mixed set. Two bottles each of the following vintages: 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010 and 2012. 750ml Bottle

$1,500-$2,500 per set 47

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LOT WINERY

DESCRIPTION

ESTIMATE

PAGE

12L

Leo Buring

Leonay Riesling six bottle mixed set. One bottle each of the following vintages: 1994, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2015. 750ml Bottle.

$250-$350 per set 48

13L

Henschke & Hutton Vale Farm

Fly from Adelaide to Hutton Vale Farm’s private airstrip aboard an exclusive PC-12. Tour Henschke’s iconic vineyards with the family, and a tasting of the wines these vineyards produce. Followed by lunch back in the historic buildings at Hutton Vale Farm hosted by both families. Up to eight people.

$5,500-$6,500 37 per experience

14L

Henschke

Once in a lifetime Hill of Grace Experience including an exclusive tour for two people and a set of rare Hill of Grace Magnums and a Double Magnum. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 1996, 2006, 2010 and one Double Magum of the 2012 vintage. 3 x 1.5L Magnum & 1 x 3.0L Double Magnum.

$10,000-$15,000 33 per experience

15L

Peter Lehmann Wines

Stonewell Shiraz 2012. 3.0L Double Magnum.

$400-$500 per bottle

16L

Peter Lehmann Private Cellar

$5,000-$6,000 per set 12 bottle mixed set. One bottle each of the following: 1 X 1968 Mamre Brook Cabernet Shiraz 1 X 1969 Mamre Brook (Unlabelled) Cabernet Shiraz 1 X 1970 Mamre Brook (Unlabelled) Cabernet Shiraz 1 X 1969 Saltram Bin 53 Cabernet Shiraz 1 X 1970 Saltram Bin 55 Cabernet Shiraz 1 X 1971 Saltram Bin 88 (Unlabelled) Shiraz 1 X 1973 Saltram Hydraulic Pressing (Unlabelled) Shiraz Cabernet 1 X 1975 Saltram Bin 88 (Unlabelled) Shiraz 1 X 1978 Masterson Shiraz Cabernet 1 X 1964 Saltram Vintage Character 1 X 1969 Saltram Vintage Port (Unlabelled) 1 X 1970 Saltram Vintage Port 750ml Bottle.

52

17L

Rockford

Basket Press Shiraz 1996. 6.0L Imperial.

$2,000-$3,000 per bottle

58

18L

Rockford

Basket Press Shiraz 12 bottle vertical set. One bottle each of the following vintages: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. 750ml Bottle.

$1,800-$2,200 per set

58

19L

Rolf Binder Veritas

Hanisch Shiraz six mixed bottle set. One bottle each of the following vintages: 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013. 750ml Bottle.

$550-$650 per set

60

20L

Rusden

Black Guts Shiraz 2006. 6.0L Imperial.

$750-$800 per bottle 61

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LOT WINERY

DESCRIPTION

ESTIMATE

PAGE

21L

Seppeltsfield

Centennial Collection Para Tawny Anthology. Six bottle mixed set. One 100ml bottle each of the following vintages: 1967, 1957, 1947, 1937, 1927 and 1917. 100ml Bottle.

$2,500-$3,500 per set 65

22L

St. Hallett

Old Block Shiraz three Magnum vertical set. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 1991, 1992 and 1993. 1.5L Magnum.

$450-$550 per set

23L

Teusner

Albert Shiraz six Magnum vertical set. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. 1.5L Magnum.

$700-$800 per set 71

TSW Reserve Shiraz three Magnum mixed set. One Magnum each of the following vintages: 2008, 2012 and 2014. 1.5L Magnum.

$500-$600 per set 73

24L  Tim Smith Wines

67

25L

Torbreck

The Laird Shiraz 2012. 3.0L Double Magnum.

$3,500-$4,500 per bottle 75

26L

Ultimate Eden Valley Riesling Collection

78 bottles from 26 of the region’s finest producers of Riesling, ranging in vintages from 1996 through to 2016. Bethany / David Franz / Eden Hall / Eden Mae / Elderton / Flaxman Wines / Gibsons / Heathvale / Heggies / Henschke / Hentley Farm / Hutton Vale Farm / Langmeil Winery / Leo Buring Leonay / McLean’s Farm / Orlando Steingarten & St Helga / Peter Lehmann Wines / Poonawatta / Rieslingfreak / Rileys of Eden Valley / Rolf Binder Wines / Saltram / Sons of Eden / Soul Growers / St Hallett / Tim Smith Wines. 750ml Bottle.

$2,000-$3,000 per set 79

27L

Yalumba

The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz 12 bottle mixed set. One bottle each of the following vintages: 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009. 2010, 2012 and 2013. Presented in a unique Octave barrel. 750ml Bottle.

$2,500-$3,500 per set 84

28L

Yalumba

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz 2012. 6.0L Imperial.

$600-$800 per bottle 84

29L

Penfolds

Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet-Kalimna Shiraz 1962. 750ml Bottle.

$6,500-$9,000 per bottle

30L

Penfolds

Bin 95 Grange Shiraz 2010 6.0L Imperial.

$50,000-$70,000 per bottle 50

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Artisans of Barossa is a group of like-minded producers with a common goal to protect and promote small batch, sub-regional winemaking. We are six individual wineries, with different winemaking styles representing the breadth and diversity of our home – Barossa. What binds us together is a commitment to making inspirational wines that uphold the culture and traditions of Barossa artisansofbarossa.com

Lot 1

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Special Barossa Experiences: Lunch with the Artisans Experience for 10 people.

Estimate $1,200 to $1,500

Lunch with Artisans of Barossa, hosted by the Artisan of your choice (subject to availability) dine on Harvest Kitchen’s “feed me” menu with wines matched to each course. For up to 10 people.


The Wine Fraternity, Barons of Barossa, was founded in 1975 by a group of influential Barossa wine industry personalities. Membership of the Fraternity is by invitation and is offered to persons who have made an outstanding contribution to the Barossa. The focus of the Barons of Barossa has remained unchanged since its foundation and it continues to proudly and enthusiastically support Barossa wine, viticulture, gastronomy, heritage and the arts. The Baron’s motto is “Glory to Barossa”. baronsofbarossa.com

Lot 2

Barons Shiraz Six Bottle Vertical Set Barossa 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Estimate $180 to $220 per set

Every vintage, Baron winemakers contribute a barrel or two of their Shiraz which are blended together resulting in a wine that typifies the spirit of Barossa and the Barons.

Estimate $350 to $400 per bottle

Baron winemakers have again provided some of their precious wines, which have been blended together for our third release of the Barons Select Shiraz. This is the only Imperial released.

Estimate $6,000 to $7,000

Hosted by the Barons of Barossa, this will be a tailored experience for the successful bidder and includes:

750ml Bottle

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Barons Select Shiraz Barossa Valley 2014 6.0L Imperial

Lot 4

Special Barossa Experiences: A Barons of Barossa Experience for eight people.

• Two night’s luxury accommodation and breakfast for eight people at Tanunda House* • A fully catered gourmet dinner on-site hosted by Baron Winemakers featuring local food and icon wines from their cellars • Two half-day ‘money can’t buy’ Barossa experiences • Gourmet picnic hamper and wine for lunch with Baron Winemakers. *Subject to availability of accommodation.

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The life cycle of the vines of Barossa’s Bethany Wines has been turning for more than 150 years, since the Schrapel family planted their first vineyards in 1852. The family arrived in South Australia from Silesia eight years previously and made their home in Bethany, the Barossa’s first settlement. Today with Bethany Wines being run by fifth and sixth generations of the same Schrapel family, the vines’ life cycle continues in much the same way as it always has, with minimal intervention from us to produce the best possible vines and grapes. bethany.com.au

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Shiraz Barossa Valley 1992

Estimate $30 to $40 per bottle

The wine is showing subtle cherry and vanillin notes on the nose and complex aged characteristics on the palate with lovely plum and dark cherry flavours intermingled with silky oak. Winner of Best Dry Red Table Wine Trophy at 1994 National Wine Show of Australia.

Estimate $150 to $200 per set

These six exceptional Bethany Eden Valley Reserve Rieslings are specially prereleased for the auction. The ideal terroir of the vineyards in the Eden Valley create Riesling grapes of outstanding quality.

Estimate $450 to $550 per set

Bethany GR Reserve Shiraz is only made in outstanding vintages. A ripe and powerful bouquet, fine and elegant tannin on the palate with a very long aftertaste which defines Bethany’s reserve style. These three vintages exemplify Bethany’s supreme wine quality which is produced from its distinctive Barossa foothills vineyard.

750ml Bottle

Lot 6

Eden Valley Reserve Riesling Eden Valley 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

OLD VINES

OLD VINES

750ml Bottle

Lot 7

GR Reserve Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006, 2008, 2012 750ml Bottle

OLD VINES

This is a six bottle collection made up of two bottles of each vintage.

Lot 8

LE Reserve Shiraz Barossa 2012 1.5L Magnum

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Estimate $100 to $150 per bottle

The 2012 Bethany LE Shiraz commemorates the dedication of Lawrence and Edna Schrapel, fourth generation vignerons of the Schrapel Family Vineyards. This once-in-adecade’s vintage of the LE Shiraz expresses to the fullest the true characteristics of Shiraz grown on the foothills of the Barossa.

OLD VINES


Fine Barossa red wines from Charles Melton are crafted to reflect the rhythm of the seasons, the richness of our earth and the quiet patience of its people. Charles Melton Wines has produced fine Barossa red wines, always at our winery on Krondorf Road, since 1984. charlesmeltonwines.com.au

Lot 1L

Nine Popes GSM Barossa Valley 2006 6.0L Imperial

Estimate

$700 to $1,000 per bottle

Nine Popes is pre-eminent among Australian ‘Rhône-style’ wines. The drygrown, low-yielding, mature vineyards (many over 85 years old) are scattered across the Barossa floor from Williamstown in the south to Ebenezer in the north. Only six Imperials of this vintage produced. Front label has the 6L bottle size hand written and is personally signed by Charlie Melton.

Excellent OLD VINES

Château Tanunda, ‘Icon of the Barossa’, is Australia’s largest and oldest Château (est. 1890). It is a truly awe-inspiring place to visit and is as magnificent as some of the best wine estates and Châteaux anywhere in the world. In 2015 Château Tanunda celebrated its 125th anniversary. chateautanunda.com

Lot 9

Old Vines Series Barossa Valley 2014 750ml Bottle

Lot 10

Terroirs of the Barossa Greenock Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Estimate $150 to $200 per set

Estimate $150 to $200 per set

2006: 93 - The Wine Front, 91 - Huon Hooke, 91 - James Halliday. 2008: Gold & Best in Class - IWSC 2010 2009: Gold - Berlin Wine Trophy 2011 2010: 95 - James Halliday, 92+ - www.erobertparker.com 2012: 2 x Gold - CWSA 2014, Gold - Berlin Wine Trophy, 95 - James Halliday 2013: 94 - James Halliday; 93+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown; Gold - Berlin Wine Trophy

Estimate $250 to $300 per bottle

China Wine & Spirits Award Trophy & Barossa Valley Wine of the Year Gold, Berlin Wine Trophy Gold, Mundus Vini Wine Show

750ml Bottle

Lot 11

The Chateau 100 Year Old Vines Shiraz Barossa 2012

T hree bottle set made up of one bottle of each of the following wines: 50 Year Old Vines Shiraz OLD VINES 100 Year Old Vines Shiraz CENTENARIAN VINES 150 Year Old Vines Semillon ANCESTOR VINES

CENTENARIAN VINES

3.0L Double Magnum

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“The mist, the solitude, the forbidden allure: I almost felt like a spy. I was there to taste some of Australia’s most astonishing red wines, yet I hardly dared tell anyone I was going. When I owned up later, and shyly admitted how much I’d liked them, I was met with near-incredulity. At least once, I was asked to confirm what I’d just said. These are the great wines you aren’t, in right-thinking circles, meant to like: too rich, too much alcohol, too many “Parker points”. They swim furiously against Australia’s current tide of early-picking righteousness and buttoned-down restraint. But, sorry folks, great they are.” Andrew Jefford – Decanter.com chrisringland.com

Lot 2L

Dry Grown Barossa Ranges Shiraz Barossa 2009

Estimate $3,000 to $4,000 per bottle

3.0L Double Magnum

Sourced from Chris Ringland’s 100 year-old Barossa vineyard. Picked Thursday 23rd April, pressed 1st May, bottled Friday 22nd February 2013. Limited release with only 1780 bottles, 140 Magnums, 18 Double Magnums and three Imperials filled.

Exceptional

“When Wayne Dutschke decided to crush grapes from his uncle Ken Semmler’s old St Jakobi vineyard in 1990, it was red wines and fortifieds that would be his focus. Two decades later, the fruit purity and balance in his wines have established his reputation among the best winemakers in the Barossa. He also happens to be one of the most friendly blokes you will ever meet.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd – Barossa Wine Traveller dutschkewines.com

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Oscar Semmler Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006 1.5L Magnum

Estimate $150 to $200 per bottle

“Demonstrates the Barossa Valley’s capacity to produce Shiraz with enormous depth and length without dead fruit; just mouthwatering, velvety Shiraz flavours, tannins and oak in the chorus. To: 2025” 96 Points - James Halliday 2010 Edition Crafted by Wayne Dutschke, Baron of the Barossa and Barossa Winemaker of the Year 2010, using the best parcels of fruit from the 1975 planted St. Jakobi Vineyard, this wine is structured, mouth filling and balanced. One of only 100 Magnums produced that year. Packaged in a wooden box and hand signed by Wayne Dutschke.

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Eden Hall Wines was founded in 1996 by David and Mardi Hall when they purchased the historic Avon Brae homestead built in the mid 1840’s in the beautiful Eden Valley. The property had been home to Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Riesling prior to the vine pull in the 1970’s and David and Mardi set about re-establishing the vineyard planting in excess of 80 acres. Twenty years on and David and Mardi’s guiding principles remain. “The pursuit of excellence and sustainability”.

Lot 3L

Riesling Eden Valley 2011, 2012, 2013 1.5L Magnum

Lot 13

Shiraz Eden Valley 2006, 2007, 2009 1.5L Magnum

Lot 14

Cabernet Sauvignon Eden Valley 2004, 2005, 2006 1.5L Magnum

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Block 4 Shiraz Eden Valley 2013 750ml Bottle

Estimate $150 to $250 per set

Three Magnum vertical collection with only 24 Magnums of each vintage produced.

Estimate $250 to $300 per set

Three Magnum mixed collection with only 24 Magnums of each vintage produced.

Estimate $250 to $300 per set

Three Magnum vertical collection with only 24 Magnums of each vintage produced.

Estimate $30 to $40 per bottle

Three bottle collection. 97 Points Halliday – Australian Wine Companion. Best of the Best 2016 Australian Wine Companion.

Single vineyard wines made by Christa Deans.

Single vineyard wines; 2006 & 2007 vintages made by Jim and Jo Irvine, 2009 vintage made by Kym Teusner.

Single vineyard wines made by Jim and Jo Irvine.

This vintage has completely sold out with these wines supplied from our personal cellar. Lot 17

Block 4 Shiraz Eden Valley 2015 750ml Bottle

Estimate $30 to $40 per bottle

One of our best ever vintages. Wine due to be released in November 2017 and will be shipped directly to the successful bidder from the winery. Winemaker Kym Teusner, single block, single vineyard.

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: RESILIENCE The current generation of Barossa vignerons are shifting their focus from ‘what’ they are doing, to ‘how’ and ‘why’ they are doing things differently. And in so doing, sharing with consumers the most important lesson of all: ensuring generations to come have the same opportunity to benefit from the land as we do. In the driest, inhabited continent on earth, and with the world’s oldest and most ancient geology, the realisation is simple but confronting: unless we convincingly start addressing the challenges of a changing climate and environmental sustainability, then our 200 year-old wine opportunity will be startlingly finite. “Barossa vignerons are creating a more resilient landscape in many ways. They’re improving soil and vine health by applying mulch and compost under-vine, and planting native and other non-competitive grasses and plants in the midrow to improve water and nutrient infiltration. They’re monitoring soil moisture, using water more efficiently, capturing and storing solar energy and water, applying vine sunscreens, and trialling alternative varieties. Many of these actions have the added benefit of enhancing biodiversity, decreasing tractor time, and reducing diesel use and chemicals applied in the vineyard.” Nicki Robins, Viticultural Development Officer, Barossa Grape & Wine Association

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Elderton Wines is a showcase of the absolute best that the Barossa has to offer. Owned by the Ashmead family, whose vision is to achieve excellence in making wine from distinguished sites in the Barossa. They celebrate the individual terroirs of each of the sites and aim to produce wines that show true regional history and character, varietal definition and a healthy slice of their own personalities. eldertonwines.com.au

Lot 4L

Special Barossa Experiences: The Command Experience for eight people including a 2012 Command Shiraz Imperial.

Estimate $5,000 to $6,000

6.0L Imperial

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Ashmead Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2014

Estimate $65 to $75 per bottle

Produced from extremely old Cabernet vines on the Elderton estate. This wine, named after the winery’s founding family, is a supreme example of Barossa Cabernet showcasing that the region has more than one string to its bow.

Estimate $500 to $600 per set

Sourced from the 1894–planted Command Shiraz vineyard on the Elderton estate, this is one of the greatest Shiraz from the Barossa.

750ml Bottle

Lot 19

Command Single Vineyard Shiraz Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013

The winner of this lot will take home this extremely rare 2012 Command Shiraz Imperial, awarded 97+ points from the Wine Advocate and 97 points from Halliday along with a long lunch for eight at the Elderton Homestead complete with at least 10 vintages of the Command Shiraz. Hosted by Cameron and Allister Ashmead, this is not to be missed.

‘One of Australia’s Modern Classics’

750ml Bottle

Excellent CENTENARIAN VINES

SURVIVOR VINES

Excellent CENTENARIAN VINES

- WINE SPECTATOR

Lot 20

Command Single Vineyard Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008 750ml Bottle

Estimate $70 to $80 per bottle

Sourced from the 1894 planted Command Shiraz vineyard on the Elderton estate, this is one of the greatest Shiraz from the Barossa.

Excellent CENTENARIAN VINES

‘One of Australia’s Modern Classics’ - WINE SPECTATOR

Lot 21

Ode to Lorraine Cabernet Shiraz Merlot Barossa Valley 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 750ml Bottle

Estimate $270 to $320 per set

Named after the Matriarch of Elderton, Lorraine Ashmead, this wine is a tribute from the second generation – Cameron and Allister and represents the classic Australian winemaking concept of blending Cabernet and Shiraz.

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Gatt wines originate from a land of timeless beauty and ancient soil. The estate has achieved worldwide acclaim for wine of magnificent single vineyard terroir, first established in 1972. Hallmark grace hails from the pinnacle of High Eden, while powerful provenance draws on rich earth grounded in the heart of Barossa Valley. gattwines.com

Lot 22

Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2009 1.5L Magnum

Lot 23

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008 1.5L Magnum

Lot 24

High Eden Riesling Eden Valley 2010 1.5L Magnum

Lot 25

High Eden Riesling Eden Valley 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015 750ml Bottle

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Estimate $90 to $120 per bottle

Four trophies including International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014 Warren Winiarski trophy for Cabernet Sauvignon. Presented in a wooden box with a perspex lid showcasing the Magnum.

Estimate $90 to $120 per bottle

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2013 Trophy for Shiraz/Syrah. Presented in a wooden box with a perspex lid showcasing the Magnum.

Estimate $40 to $50 per bottle

Winestate 2016 Australia and New Zealand Riesling of the Year. Presented in a wooden box with a perspex lid showcasing the Magnum.

Estimate $150 to $200 per set

Six of the best vintages of Riesling from our Eden Springs vineyard in High Eden. 25 trophies including Decanter, International Wine Challenge, Barossa Wine Show. The 2007, 2008, 2009 are labeled Eden Springs; 2010, 2014, 2015 are labelled as Gatt.


“Rob Gibson is a mainstay of the Barossa and impossible to miss – not least for his signature moustache. After 22 years in winemaking and viticulture at Penfolds Wines, he utilised his intimate knowledge of the Barossa’s best vineyard sites to establish his family label in 1997. He has since built a strong following as a specialist in Shiraz and Merlot.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd, Barossa Wine Traveller gibsonwines.com.au

Lot 26

Riesling Eden Valley 2012, 2014, 2016 750ml Bottle

Lot 27-28

Australian Old Vine Collection Shiraz Eden Valley 2006

Estimate $90 to $120 per set

Three vintages to showcase the Eden Valley vineyard and its amazing Riesling.

Estimate $180 to $220 per bottle

100 year-old vines showcasing the best of the Eden Valley.

Estimate $200 to $250 per bottle

Over 100 year-old vines showcasing the best of the Barossa Valley. This wine holds the Barossa Trust Mark. A rare treat.

Estimate $80 to $100 per bottle

Merlot is a passion of Rob Gibson. This wine is a real treat for the Merlot lovers out there.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 29-30

Australian Old Vine Collection Shiraz Barossa 2006 1.5L Magnum

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Reserve Merlot Barossa Valley 2008 1.5L Magnum

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The first Glaetzers settled in the Barossa Valley in 1888 after emigrating from Brandenburg, Germany. Over a century later, winemaking patriarch Colin Glaetzer established Glaetzer Wines, a boutique family-owned winery producing premium Barossa Valley wines. Today, Colin’s son Ben carries on the winemaking traditions at Glaetzer Wines. Indeed it was the birth of Glaetzer Wines that signalled a new era for Colin’s family, which boasts more than its fair share of winemakers. glaetzer.com

Lot 5L

Amon-Ra Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006, 2010 750ml Bottle

Estimate $1,200 to $1,600 per set

This iconic Barossa wine shows magnificent power and richness with superb balance and elegance. The purity of expression and multi-layered structure allows Amon-Ra to mature beautifully over decades.

Outstanding

This set is made up of six bottles of 2006 and six bottles of 2010 Amon-Ra Shiraz.

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Amon-Ra Shiraz Barossa Valley 2004, 2008 750ml Bottle

Estimate $1,200 to $1,600 per set

This iconic Barossa wine shows magnificent power and richness with superb balance and elegance. The purity of expression and multi-layered structure allows Amon-Ra to mature beautifully over decades. This set is made up of six bottles of 2004 and six bottles of 2008 Amon-Ra Shiraz.

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Anaperenna Shiraz Cabernet Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

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Anaperenna Shiraz Cabernet Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

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Estimate $100 to $120 per bottle

The 1.5 litre gift-boxed 2012 Anaperenna Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied yet has great refinement and focus with a very long and satisfying finish. A delight when young that will evolve into a beauty.

Estimate $100 to $120 per bottle

The 1.5 litre gift-boxed 2012 Anaperenna Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is full-bodied yet has great refinement and focus with a very long and satisfying finish. A delight when young that will evolve into a beauty.

Outstanding


As a fifth-generation Barossa vigneron, Grant spent his boyhood immersed in the wine industry, watching his father and grandfather build respected wine businesses and learning traditional winemaking techniques. In 1988 he established Grant Burge Wines, now a leading Barossa brand producing wines with worldwide acclaim. grantburgewines.com.au

Lot 39

Meshach Shiraz Barossa 2008 1.5L Magnum

Lot 40

Shadrach Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2009 1.5L Magnum

Estimate $160 to $200 per bottle

Estimate $120 to $150 per bottle

Fifth-generation winemaker Grant Burge draws upon a rich resource of vineyards in the central and southern parts of the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Meshach is named after his great-grandfather, who arrived in South Australia in 1855.

Outstanding SURVIVOR VINES

The Cabernet Sauvignon for Grant Burge’s flagship Shadrach has been sourced entirely from Barossa vineyards, where he believes the conditions are perfect for growing super-premium Cabernet Sauvignon with great finesse, intensity and structure.

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T H E B A R O S S A C H A P T E R S: G E N E R AT I O N S Generations is the connective tissue that holds together the past, the present and the future of Barossa. By extension, it is also the link between the old, the new and the as yet unrealised. It may be a bloodline, a shared point of origin, an inheritance or simply a commonly-held belief. The benefit of ‘Generations’ can be found among the families, the vineyards, the history and the wine stories of the Barossa. “The Generations Lunch created a connection between young and old, rich and poor, English and German, old money, new money… and no money.” Brian Walsh

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Owned by Michael and Annabelle Waugh, Greenock Creek Wines is a genuine estate winery. The vineyards are dry grown, and the grapes from each patch are kept separate and processed in the small winery. The overarching philosophy is to make the best possible wine from estate grown grapes. greenockcreekwines.com.au

Lot 41

Roennfeldt Road Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2011

Estimate $400 to $450 per bottle

A Magnum of the flagship Roennfeldt Road Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 from Greenock Creek Wines signed by winemaker Michael Waugh, in a wooden presentation box.

Estimate $400 to $450 per bottle

A Magnum of the flagship Roennfeldt Road Shiraz 2011 from Greenock Creek Wines signed by winemaker Michael Waugh, in a wooden presentation box.

Outstanding

1.5L Magnum

Lot 42

Roennfeldt Road Shiraz Barossa Valley 2011

Outstanding

1.5L Magnum

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“When I started out in the wine industry, I quickly fell in love with Shiraz from the Barossa Valley, South Australia. However, it was the discovery of Shiraz from Côte Rotie in France’s Rhône Valley that would ultimately give me the inspiration to work as a winemaker.” Alex Head headwines.com.au

Lot 43

Ancestor Vine Grenache Eden Valley 2015 3.0L Double Magnum

Estimate $400 to $450 per bottle

From a 156 year-old vineyard planted near Springton – Eden Valley, on brown and grey sandy loam over yellow clays.

ANCESTOR VINES

Vinpac Trophy for Best Grenache at The Barossa Wine Show 2016.

The word “Hemera” is of Greek origin which means “goddess of daylight”. This name was chosen to highlight the fact that Hemera Estate is one of the first vineyards in the southern Barossa to receive the morning light. Formerly known as Ross Estate, Hemera Estate is a 20 year-old southern Barossa winery with 110 acres of vines. This rich land is home to an abundance of quality vines with many different grape varieties including the defining 101 year Old Vine Grenache. hemeraestate.com.au

Lot 44

Limited Release Collection Barossa Valley 2010, 2012 750ml Bottle

Estimate $400 to $450 per set

Set contains two each of the following vintages: 2 X 2010 JDR Shiraz 2 X 2012 Limited Release Merlot 2 X 2010 Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon

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The Henschke family has been making wine since 1868. Fifth-generation Stephen and his wife Prue are well recognised for wine quality, innovation and sustainability, and their role as custodians of the land. Stephen and Prue have recently welcomed children Johann and Justine into the family business, the sixth-generation also passionately upholding the family name, heritage and reputation. They continue to craft their wines with a focus on purity and terroir, using traditional techniques of opentop fermentation and careful oak maturation, complementing the natural long-aging potential of these unique wines. henschke.com.au

Lot 45

Cyril Henschke Cabernet Sauvignon Eden Valley 1996

Estimate $450 to $500 per bottle

An excellent vintage for Eden Valley’s most highly rated single vineyard Cabernet produced since 1978, and named in tribute of varietal pioneer, fourth generation winemaker Cyril Henschke. Limited production from Henschke museum stock.

Estimate $600 to $700 per bottle

Renowned for its character and provenance, Henschke Hill of Grace is handcrafted from one 4ha site where the vines, now over 155 years of age deliver fruit of incomparable texture and complexity. First created by Cyril Henschke in 1958, Henschke Hill of Grace 2010 is the 53rd vintage, ‘a year graced by radiance’.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 46

Hill of Grace Shiraz Eden Valley 2010 750ml Bottle

Lot 47

Julius Riesling Eden Valley 2014

Estimate $70 to $80 per bottle

Another excellent vintage of the Eden Valley reserve selection Riesling, bottled in Magnum format. Named as a tribute to Julius Henschke, a highly acclaimed artist and sculptor.

Estimate $400 to $500 per bottle

Planted in 1912 and first released in 1952 by Cyril Henschke, this is arguably Australia’s longest consecutively produced single vineyard wine and one of Australia’s greatest single-vineyard Shiraz wines. Excellent vintage, limited production from Henschke museum stock.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 48

Mount Edelstone Shiraz Eden Valley 1996 1.5L Magnum

Lot 49

Mount Edelstone Shiraz Eden Valley 2004, 2005, 2006 750ml Bottle

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Estimate $500 to $600 per set

Three outstanding vintages of one of Australia’s greatest Shiraz wines. Limited production from Henschke museum stock.

Outstanding

Exceptional ANCESTOR VINES

Exceptional CENTENARIAN VINES

Exceptional CENTENARIAN VINES


Lot 14L

Special Barossa Experiences: Hill of Grace, Once in a Lifetime Experience including an exclusive tour for two people and a set of rare Hill of Grace Magnums and a Double Magnum.

Estimate $10,000 to $15,000

Hill of Grace is one of the world’s rarest collectable icon wines, hand crafted from a tiny bio-dynamically farmed single vineyard in Eden Valley, planted to non-grafted, survivor, centenarian and ancestor, dry grown Shiraz vines dating back to its planting in the 1860s by pioneer Nicolaus Stanitzki. The original vines were already circa 100 years old when fourth generation winemaker Cyril Henschke created the first Hill of Grace in 1958, which is now into its 59th vintage. This is a wine which shows a true sense of place with a fascinating family history. “This is Australia’s Real First Growth” – Michael Schuster, UK Winewriter.

Exceptional ANCESTOR VINES

Exclusive tour for two people of the Hill of Grace vineyard and a masterclass tasting hosted by Stephen Henschke, including the following signed bottles of exceptional vintages of Hill of Grace each in a timber presentation box: 1996 Hill of Grace Magnum 2006 Hill of Grace Magnum 2010 Hill of Grace Magnum Pre-release 2012 Hill of Grace Double Magnum 54th vintage due for release in May 2017; only one Double Magnum bottled

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Hentley Farm specialises in producing premium quality, single-estate and single-block wines solely from the vines grown on the Seppeltsfield property. Hentley Farm is a 150 acre vineyard and mixed farming property on the banks of Greenock Creek which its founders Keith and Alison Hentschke acquired in the 1990s. hentleyfarm.com.au

Lot 6L

Clos Otto Shiraz Barossa Valley 2009 6.0L Imperial

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Estimate $3,000 to $4,000 per bottle

Opulence, complexity and balance all come to mind when thinking about the Clos Otto Shiraz. A true rarity to find this wine in large format. Only three Imperials of this vintage produced. Signed by winemaker Andrew Quin and Keith Hentschke.


Hewitson makes its home amongst some of the oldest vineyards in the world. Discovering the beauty within these venerable old vines, and expressing their distinctive characters through winemaking that respects tradition and understands progress, is the essence of Hewitson. Hewitson was founded in 1998. From his extensive travels and vast experience of working and travelling the world of wine, owner and winemaker Dean Hewitson came to the realisation that South Australia’s strength lies in its very old vineyards, many of them dry-grown from the 19th century and therefore the oldest of their type in the world. hewitson.com.au

Lot 50

Falkenberg Shiraz Barossa Valley 2013 3.0L Double Magnum

Lot 51

Old Garden Mourvèdre Barossa Valley 2014 3.0L Double Magnum

Lot 52

Old Garden Mourvèdre Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 750ml Bottle

Estimate $350 to $400 per bottle

The Falkenberg Shiraz is our premier Shiraz cuvée. The name Falkenberg means ‘falcon mount; where the falcon nests’. The 2013 vintage is incredibly powerful and showcases Barossa Valley Shiraz at its best. This wine was aged for two years in French oak from the Fontainebleau forest, which is the forest that surrounds the city of Paris.

Estimate $350 to $400 per bottle

The Old Garden vineyard is the oldest Mourvèdre vineyard in the world, planted in 1853. Dry-grown, original existing vines pre-Phylloxera. Eight rows of this rare and unique planting remain to this day at Rowland Flat and produce winemaker Dean Hewitson’s much-lauded singlevineyard table wine bearing the Old Garden name. The vineyard has been hand-tended and dry-farmed by Friedrich Koch and his direct descendants across three centuries.

Estimate $700 to $800 per set

A rare and special 10 bottle vertical collection of the Hewitson Old Garden Mourvèdre. This vineyard is the oldest Mourvèdre vineyard in the world, planted in 1853. Dry-grown, original existing vines. Eight rows of this rare and unique planting remain to this day at Rowland Flat and produce winemaker Dean Hewitson’s much-lauded single-vineyard table wine bearing the Old Garden name.

ANCESTOR VINES

ANCESTOR VINES

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: OLD VINES The Barossa contains some of the oldest vineyards in the world – with one example believed to date back to 1843 – but until recent times, there was no formal schedule of classification or registration. In 2009, the Barossa Old Vine Charter was instituted to register vineyards by age, so that older vines could be preserved, retained and promoted. The Charter groups vineyards into four categories by age: (in ascendant order) Old Vines (Equal or greater than 35 years of age); Survivor Vines (Equal or greater than 70 years of age); Centenarian Vines (Equal or greater than 100 years of age) and Ancestor Vines (Equal or greater than 125 years of age). “In the perception of the serious wine-drinker, the Old World owns the integrity to old vineyards. To take an Old Vine Charter to the world will cause a lot of people that take Australia for granted to think again. This charter is about integrity: about hoping that the wines we put in front of people express the place and the variety. It is a necessary evolution that signifies the growing up of Australia.” Robert Hill-Smith

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Hutton Vale Farm, Henschke and The Tailor have teamed up with Pilatus Australia to offer you an exceptional day of luxury in the Barossa. huttonvale.com henschke.com.au thetailor.com.au

Lot 13L

Special Barossa Experiences: The Hutton Vale Farm & Henschke Ultimate Authentic Barossa Experience for up to eight people.

Estimate $5,500 to $6,500

Depart from the Adelaide Airport Pilatus lounge on your exclusive PC-12 plane to the beautiful Barossa, landing on Hutton Vale Farm’s private airstrip, nestled between Mount Edelstone, Hutton Vale Farm and Hill of Grace vineyards. After being greeted by the two families, the Henschkes will give you a tour of their iconic vineyards and a tasting of the distinguished wines these vineyards produce. Meander back to Hutton Vale Farm and join the Angas family who will share their food and wine philosophy, before settling in the historic walled gardens for a generous lunch with the two families who will share with you their stories. A short stroll from your lunch table will take you back to your private plane for your return flight to Adelaide. A day that will create memories of a lifetime.

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“There is one name associated with Australian Merlot more than any other, and that name is Jim Irvine. His Springhill vineyard in the Eden Valley is the home of his iconic ‘Grand Merlot’ and no less than six other straight and blended versions of his beloved variety.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd, Barossa Wine Traveller irvinewines.com.au

Lot 53-56

Grand Merlot Eden Valley 2010 1.5L Magnum

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Grand Merlot Eden Valley 2010 1.5L Magnum

Lot 58

Old Vine Shiraz Barossa Valley 2014 750ml Bottle

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Estimate $150 to $200 per bottle

23 months in seasoned Allier oak, imparting subtle spice characteristics. Rich and opulent in its youth, yet will continue to develop complexity and reward generously over time. Exceptional ageing potential through to 2030.

Estimate $150 to $200 per bottle

23 months in seasoned Allier oak, imparting subtle spice characteristics. Rich and opulent in its youth, yet will continue to develop complexity and reward generously over time. Exceptional ageing potential through to 2030.

Estimate $60 to $80 per bottle

12 months in 30% new French oak. Six months in bottle prior to release. A classic and elegant Barossa Valley Shiraz with great length and depth. Drinking well now but will reward with additional time in the bottle.


Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia is a premium winemaking business owned by Pernod Ricard – the world’s co-leader in wine and spirits. Formerly known as Orlando Wines, this was the first international wine business acquired by Pernod Ricard in 1989. Today, the business is responsible for producing a diverse portfolio of award-winning Australian wine brands which is led by Jacob’s Creek, Wyndham Estate, St Hugo, Richmond Grove and Morris. jacobscreek.com

Lot 7L

Steingarten Riesling Eden Valley 2002, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014

Estimate $400 to $500 per set

Steingarten is an iconic wine, first released in 1968 with the 1967 vintage. Displaying typical Eden Valley Riesling characters of fresh lemon-lime on the palate, its slatey acidity provides great longevity.

Estimate $400 to $500 per bottle

Centenary Hill is a fine example of subregional “old vine” Barossa Shiraz from one of the coolest vintages for many decades. A stunning wine that will improve in bottle for many years.

Estimate $100 to $150 per bottle

A fine example of the classic Barossa Shiraz style, this 2005 vintage is showing rich, dark fruits, clove and chocolate notes with ripe, velvety tannins on the finish.

Estimate $300 to $350 per set

A rare offering of six great vintages from a true Barossa Valley icon, including three trophy-winning wines. Made from distinguished Shiraz vineyards which express great power of fruit and unique texture.

750ml Bottle

Lot 59

Centenary Hill Shiraz Barossa Valley 2002 6.0L Imperial

Lot 60

Centenary Hill Shiraz Barossa Valley 2005 1.5L Magnum

Lot 61

Centenary Hill Shiraz Barossa Valley 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 750ml Bottle

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“John Duval has 36 vintages of experience making wine in the Barossa, including many years of involvement with some of its world-class old vineyards. In 2003, after 29 years with Penfolds, John established John Duval Wines. This ‘one man band’ operation is perhaps the antithesis to the magnitude of Penfolds, but what has not changed is that he continues to source Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre from some of the great old vineyards of the Barossa and Eden Valleys.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd, Barossa Wine Traveller johnduvalwines.com

Lot 8L

Eligo Shiraz Barossa 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Estimate $1,500 to $2,000 per set

Extremely rare Magnum mixed series, Eligo represents the best of the vintage and is sourced from some excellent Shiraz vineyards in the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley regions. Individually gift boxed.

Estimate $150 to $200 per bottle

The inspiration from the Barossa’s best Old Vine Grenache vineyards created Annexus, an addition to our Plexus Blend. A small unique blend from our best old vine, low-yielding Grenache vineyards, only a few Magnums bottled.

Estimate $500 to $600 per bottle

Eligo represents the best of the vintage and is sourced from some excellent Shiraz vineyards in the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley regions. Very rare 3L bottling, separately gift boxed. RP Advocate 98+

Estimate $550 to $650 per set

Eligo represents the best of the vintage and is sourced from some excellent Shiraz vineyards in the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley regions. Two bottles each of the ‘10, ‘12 and ‘13 vintage, which have received Wine Advocate scores of 98+, 97+ and 98+ respectively. Presented in a wooden gift box.

Estimate $250 to $300 per bottle

Entity; An elegant expression of old vine Shiraz, matured in subtle French oak. Blackberry and blueberry fruit intensity and fine tannin structure ensure its cellaring potential. Very rare 3L bottling, Trophy IWC London.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 62

Annexus Grenache Barossa Valley 2015 1.5L Magnum

Lot 63

Eligo Shiraz Barossa 2010 3.0L Double Magnum

Lot 64

Eligo Shiraz Barossa 2010, 2012, 2013 750ml Bottle

Lot 65

Entity Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006 3.0L Double Magnum

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OLD VINES

OLD VINES

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Lot 66

Entity Shiraz Barossa Valley 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Estimate $550 to $650 per set

A rare Magnum vertical series of the first six vintages made of Entity; An elegant expression of old vine Shiraz, matured in subtle French oak. Blackberry and blueberry fruit intensity and fine tannin structure ensure its cellaring potential. Individually gift boxed.

Estimate $250 to $300 per bottle

Plexus; A blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Arguably can be referred to as ‘the classic Barossa blend’, due to the old vineyard resources and how well these varieties blend together. Very rare 3L bottling.

Excellent

A rare Magnum vertical series of Plexus; A blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Arguably can be referred to as ‘the classic Barossa blend’, due to the old vineyard resources and how well theses varieties blend together. Individually gift boxed.

Excellent

1.5L Magnum

Lot 67

Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre Barossa Valley 2006 3.0L Double Magnum

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Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 1.5L Magnum

Estimate $550 to $650 per set

OLD VINES

SURVIVOR VINES

SURVIVOR VINES

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The Kaesler family were pioneers who settled in the Barossa Valley in the 1840’s. In 1891 they bought a parcel of land, and in 1893 planted their first vines. Today, Kaesler wines are made from these ancient, dry grown vineyards by the third owners of this magnificent property. kaesler.com.au

Lot 9L

Old Bastard Shiraz Barossa Valley 2014 3.0L Double Magnum

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Alte Reben Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 750ml Bottle

Estimate $1,000 to $1,500 per bottle

Estimate $70 to $90 per bottle

Kaesler Old Bastard Shiraz is the flagship wine from Kaesler Wines. Single vineyard Shiraz sourced from the original 1893 Shiraz vineyard located at Nuriootpa. Only 12 Double Magnum of this vintage produced. Signed by winemaker Reid Bosward.

100% Shiraz sourced from Kaesler estate vines planted in 1899 at Marananga. This vineyard has a soil type that is very unique and quite different to most of the Kaesler vineyards. “We always suspected that we could do a single vineyard wine from this patch, as it is fairly large by old vine standards and not too many can boast custody of nine acres of Shiraz planted three centuries ago in 1899. It’s a national treasure!”

Outstanding CENTENARIAN VINES

CENTENARIAN VINES

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The Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes since 1853 near the village of Greenock. After six generations of growing grapes, winemaker and seventh generation family member, Troy Kalleske, together with his brother Tony, established the Kalleske winery and made the first ‘Kalleske’ wine released in 2004. The winery is situated on the family estate where traditional winemaking techniques ensure the vineyard realises its full potential as wine. The vineyard is low-yielding with grapes grown organically and biodynamically, and the winery is also certified biodynamic/organic. The Kalleske family are active practitioners of sustainable farming. They are caretakers of the land and not only want to maintain the environment but improve it for future generations. kalleske.com

Lot 10L

Eduard Shiraz Barossa Valley 2009 6.0L Imperial

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Greenock Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008 1.5L Magnum

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Greenock Shiraz Barossa Valley 2007, 2008 750ml Bottle

Estimate $800 to $1,000 per bottle

Eduard is sourced from three vineyard blocks on the Kalleske property that were planted between 1905 and 1960. Vines are dry-grown and produce low yields. Signed by Troy Kalleske and comes in a wooden presentation box. Only 24 Imperials of this vintage produced.

Estimate $90 to $120 per bottle

From the year Troy Kalleske was named Barons of Barossa Winemaker of the Year. Gold Medal - Mundus Vini Biofach. International Organic Wine Awards 2011. Hot 100 SA Wines - The Adelaide Review.

Estimate $45 to $55 per set

Twin pack containing one bottle of each vintage. 2007 - Gold Medal - Mundus Vini Biofach International Organic Wine Award 2009. 93 Points - James Halliday. 5 Stars - Rob Geddes Australian Wine Vintages 27th Ed. 2008 - Gold Medal - Mundus Vini Biofach International Organic Wine Award 2011. Hot 100 SA Wines - The Adelaide Review.

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Kellermeister was originally founded by Ralph Jones in 1976 and named in honour of his German mother, who died when he was a young boy and whose maiden name he recalled as being ‘Keller’ before being anglicized. Kellermeister is now owned and operated by the Pearce family. While continuing to do small things well and have fun along the way, winemaker/owner Mark Pearce has firmly established considerable pedigree in recent years, particularly around the winery’s Shiraz and Grenache-based wines. kellermeister.com.au

Lot 73

Wild Witch Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008 750ml Bottle

Estimate $70 to $100 per bottle

Wild Witch showcases the most magical Shiraz of each Barossa vintage, only if the quality is truly exceptional. Best International Shiraz, Best Australian & Best Barossa Shiraz Trophies London International Wine Competition 2012.

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: SHIRAZ AS OUR HERO With over 45,000 ha planted throughout the country, Shiraz is synonymous with Australia, and Barossa is often regarded as its spiritual home. Violet to inky black, often stone-fruit driven, a little licorice-tinged, and usually supported by warm, earthy tannins, Shiraz – while almost always ‘generous’ – can also be as fine and supple as it is full-bodied. Debate may rage over what is Barossa’s ‘greatest’ wine, but even among the apologists for blends, Grenache, Cabernet, Mataro, Riesling and more, there can be little doubt that ‘Shiraz’ is what the region is most famous for… “Paul Jaboulet came out from the Rhone Valley in France. I put on my 1962 Hill of Grace and he put on his 1962 La Chapelle. What was amazing was how similar the wines looked and what they matured into. Our wine was from vines that were over 100 years old, and his wine was from vines that were probably only about 40 years old. So the Old World was new and the New World was old!” Stephen Henschke

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“To step into Langmeil is to take a trip back to 1842 and into the second German settlement in the Barossa Valley. The old buildings of the original village are still standing, as is the 1843 Freedom vineyard, believed to contain the oldest Shiraz vines in Australia, and perhaps the world.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd, Barossa Wine Traveller langmeilwinery.com.au

Lot 11L

The Freedom 1843 Shiraz Barossa Valley 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012

Estimate $1,500 to $2,500 per set

750ml Bottle

Lot 74

Double Magnum Collection Barossa Valley 3.0L Double Magnum

Estimate $1,300 to $1,600 per set

The Freedom 1843 is believed to be the world’s oldest surviving Shiraz vineyard. This 12 bottle collection of some of the best releases is a rare opportunity to secure a selection from this unique single vineyard. Two bottles of each vintage in the set.

Special Barossa Experiences: Old Vine Garden Tasting Experience for four people.

Estimate $1,000 to $1,500

ANCESTOR VINES

This is a four bottle collection of the best of what Langmeil produces from its specially selected old vineyard parcels from prominent Barossa sub-regions. These wines are made in small volumes, and the large format bottlings are extremely rare, which makes this set a must for collectors of fine wines. 1 X 2014 The 1843 Freedom Shiraz 1 X 2014 Orphan Bank Shiraz 1 X 2014 Jackaman’s Cabernet Sauvignon 1 X 2013 The Fifth Wave Grenache

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Excellent

ANCESTOR VINES SURVIVOR VINES SURVIVOR VINES OLD VINES

Langmeil Winery is a true blend of Barossa’s cultural beginnings and world-class winemaking. Stay for the weekend at the Crossings Langmeil cottage, including a one day personalised tour taking you and three friends to each of the Langmeil Old Vine Garden vineyards. From Eden Valley to Lyndoch and back to the Tanunda based winery. Taste the wine from these vineyards and hear the stories of each wine first hand. Then, back at the winery enjoy the Freedom experience, in the 1884 Freedom room where we will visit a few back vintages. Lunch included. Booking essential.

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There is no greater name in Australian Riesling than Leo Buring. During his lifetime he was Australia’s premier wine ambassador, viticulturist, wine consultant and an award-winning judge. In 1934 he established the Leo Buring brand, which today has a simple goal: to make the best Riesling in Australia. For present-day winemaker and custodian Peter Munro, this means creating wines that speak of purity, time and place, elegance and have the potential to age gracefully, while staying true to the great Leo Buring legacy. Fruit is sourced from Australia’s premier Riesling producing regions including South Australia’s Clare and Eden Valleys, and Tasmania’s Tamar Valley.

Lot 12L

Leonay Riesling South Australia 1994, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2015

Estimate $250 to $350 per set

750ml Bottle

The goal of Leo Buring is simple; to make the best Riesling in Australia. Leonay is our premier Riesling of each vintage. This mixed pack celebrates six glorious vintages from 1994 - 2015.

Murray Street Vineyards was founded in 2001 with the dream of creating a wine business that could honour the Barossa Valley’s rich winemaking tradition, as well as raising the standards of winemaking for the future. The vineyards are managed in a sustainable way as the team is mindful of its environmental responsibility and leaving a healthy legacy for future generations. New World technologies are used with Old World techniques to produce some of the finest wines in the region, specialising in estate-grown Shiraz and Shiraz blends. murraystreet.com.au

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Benno Shiraz Mataro Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2007 1.5L Magnum

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Estimate $350 to $400 per set

This wine is a blend made in tribute to a pioneer of the Australian wine industry and more specifically the Western Barossa. Each of our vineyards contribute fruit from a single block; Shiraz (Block 3A, Gomersal) & Mataro (Block 16, Greenock).


Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia is a premium winemaking business owned by Pernod Ricard – the world’s co-leader in wine and spirits. Formerly known as Orlando Wines, this was the first international wine business acquired by Pernod Ricard in 1989. Today, the business is responsible for producing a diverse portfolio of award-winning Australian wine brands which is led by Jacob’s Creek, Wyndham Estate, St Hugo and Richmond Grove. pernod-ricard-winemakers.com

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Vintage Tawny Barossa Valley 1963 750ml Bottle

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Vintage Fortified Barossa Valley 1973 750ml Bottle

Lot 83

St Helga Riesling Eden Valley 2002, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 750ml Bottle

Estimate $70 to $100 per bottle

A beautiful and very old hand-crafted wine from Orlando’s own private cellars. A very rare opportunity to taste history and own wines that are unavailable elsewhere.

Estimate $30 to $40 per bottle

A beautiful and very old hand-crafted wine from Orlando’s own private cellars. A very rare opportunity to taste history and own wines that are unavailable elsewhere.

Estimate $120 to $150 per set

St Helga is a classic Eden Valley Riesling with restrained lemon/blossom aroma and intense mineral citrus flavours, finishing with great length. Older vintages display complex, aged lemon-butter characters.

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Since 1844, Penfolds has played a pivotal role in the evolution of winemaking, with a rich history and heritage that profoundly reflects Australia’s journey from colonial settlement to the modern era. penfolds.com

Lot 29L

Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz South Australia 1962

Estimate $6,500 to $9,000 per bottle

750ml Bottle

Lot 30L

Bin 95 Grange Shiraz South Australia 2010 6.0L Imperial

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50 Year Old Rare Aged Tawny South Australia

Estimate $50,000 to $70,000 per bottle

Elemental, powerful and wonderfully concentrated. The 2010 Penfolds Grange has all the substance and balance to last another 60 years or more. This is the 21st century’s reference for Grange. The millennium vintage that arrived 10 years too late. Keep it for a while, or leave it for the next generation. 60th vintage.

Estimate $3,000 to $3,300 per bottle

Penfolds 50 Year Old Rare Tawny is vibrant and fresh with intense complexity. Scoring 100 points from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (US), the 50 Year Old is silky and luscious with concentrated flavours of mocha, chocolate and fruit cake.

Estimate $3,000 to $3,500 per bottle

In 1973, Penfolds crafted an experimental Bin 170 sourced entirely from the 19th century Kalimna Vineyard in the Barossa Valley. 100% Shiraz, all of the grapes were picked from Block 3C – a venerated parcel that is often included in the Grange blend. In 2010, the Penfolds winemakers kept Block 3C separate, realising they had the potential to re-create a Penfolds classic.

Estimate $1,300 to $1,500 per bottle

This youthful, elemental wine shows a miraculous overlapping of aromas and flavours. The regional characters of both Coonawarra and the Barossa Valley are finely poised.

750ml Bottle

Lot 85

Bin 170 Kalimna Block 3C Shiraz Barossa Valley 2010 1.5L Magnum

Lot 86

Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz South Australia 2004 1.5L Magnum

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1962 Penfolds Bin 60A Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz is a legendary Australian wine. This wine is Penfolds’ most successful show wine, winning 19 trophies and 33 Gold medals in a relatively short time span. Still fresh and alive, it is a lasting model of Max Schubert’s groundbreaking winemaking practices and ideas of multi-regional and cross-varietal blending.

Exceptional


Lot 87

Bin 620 Cabernet Shiraz Coonawarra 2008

Estimate $2,200 to $2,300 per bottle

The 2008 vintage pays homage to the 1966 Bin 620, a legendary Penfolds show wine from a great Coonawarra vintage. A unique Australian blend – Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz – true to the Penfolds house style and worthy of Special Bin status.

Estimate $1,800 to $2,500 per bottle

A famous show wine of its day, this is a blend of two-thirds Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon and one-third Kalimna Shiraz, and remains a compelling and enduring follow-up to its older sibling, the Bin 60A from 1962.

Estimate $250 to $300 per bottle

The Bin 920, along with the Bin 90A, are John Duval’s reprise of Schubert’s famous experimental work. These wines also reflect the amazing advances in viticulture and winemaking.

Estimate $1,300 to $1,500 per bottle

Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignons are an important fragment of the Penfolds story. They are magical wines, steeped in 19th century Barossa Valley heritage, and possess ‘an ethereal dimension and saturated blackness on the palate’. The 2004 vintage is plush and beautifully balanced with understated power. A modern classic.

Estimate $200 to $250 per bottle

Launched in 1998 with the 1995 vintage, Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay is the result of one of the most comprehensive, focussed and highly publicised wine development projects ever conducted in Australia. The 2008 vintage is beautifully focused, tight and linear with plenty of energy and richness.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 88

Bin 7 Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz South Australia 1967 750ml Bottle

Lot 89

Bin 920 Cabernet Shiraz Coonawarra 1990 750ml Bottle

Lot 90

Block 42 Kalimna Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2004 1.5L Magnum

Lot 91

Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay South Australia 2008 1.5L Magnum

Outstanding

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PETER LEHMANN PRIVATE CELLAR In 2013 Jeremy and Heidi Holmes were approached by Peter and Margaret Lehmann to catalogue their cellar. Just before commencing the monumental task at hand, sadly Peter died. It was the wish of this great of the Australian wine industry to ensure that future generations got to enjoy wines made in the past. Peter had collected and saved many thousands of bottles throughout his winemaking career, many of the early wines coming from his time as a winemaker at Saltram. Sections of the cellar are a snapshot in time of the Australian wine industry and the Holmes’ certainly feel privileged to have been able to catalogue these gems and tap into Margaret’s vast knowledge of the industry of a bygone era. This is a once in a lifetime chance to access Australian winemaking history where the quality and provenance of the bottles is guaranteed. Each wine has been checked, re-corked and sealed by Margaret Lehmann’s winemaker sons, David and Phil. These rare vinous treasures are being offered in limited quantities to the wider wineloving public, and this mixed dozen selection has been chosen by the family to represent a diverse range of classic vintages and styles for the astute buyer.

Lot 16L

A mixed dozen selection of wines from the late Peter Lehmann’s Cellar Barossa 1964, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978 750ml Bottle

Estimate $5,000 to $6,000 per set

This unique mixed dozen selection is made up of the following: 1968 Mamre Brook Cabernet Shiraz 1969 Mamre Brook (Unlabelled) Cabernet Shiraz 1970 Mamre Brook (Unlabelled) Cabernet Shiraz 1969 Saltram Bin 53 Cabernet Shiraz 1970 Saltram Bin 55 Cabernet Shiraz 1971 Saltram Bin 88 (Unlabelled) Shiraz 1973 Saltram Hydraulic Pressing (Unlabelled) Shiraz Cabernet 1975 Saltram Bin 88 (Unlabelled) Shiraz 1978 Masterson Shiraz Cabernet 1964 Saltram Port Vintage Character 1969 Saltram Vintage Port (Unlabelled) 1970 Saltram Vintage Port All wines in this set have been checked and recorked by David Franz Lehmann and Phil Lehmann and are sourced directly from the private cellar of Margaret and Peter Lehmann. The net profits will go to the Peter Lehmann Arts and Education Trust.

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WHEN YOU CHOOSE A BAROSSA TRUST MARK BRAND YOU WILL KNOW It has origin, created by people living in a unique and special way. It has been developed with integrity and an extraordinary sense of purpose. That the creator loves our land and has a huge sense of responsibility to preserve it. It belongs to a community encompassing food, wine and tourism, everything the Barossa holds dear.

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: DISCOVERY There is a world of difference between a desperate tilting at windmills, and a self-assured understanding that there is always room for surprise and delight. Your own region, brand or story may well set a confident and clear expectation, but that can never be the total picture… All brands and experiences need an element of first time education and discovery – in effect, a constant surpassing of expectation. “There is a similar, positively parochial, revivalist spirit to be found among some Australian winemakers…Rather than to go overseas to find viticultural inspiration, these winemakers are looking at the vines that have been growing in their own backyard for, in some cases, well over 100 years. In old, established winegrowing regions such as the Barossa Valley, for example, red grapes such as Mataro; Carignan and Cinsault, long considered second-rate varieties, are now sought after both for their savoury flavours and their suitability to hot, dry growing conditions…This resonates strongly with the rediscovery and promotion of heritage fruits and vegetables and rare breed animals championed by the Slow Food and farmers’ market movements…” Max Allen, The Future Makers

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Peter Lehmann established the Tanunda-based winery that bears his name in 1979, creating a wine brand which today symbolises quality Barossa winemaking. Each vintage, over 140 grape growers supply Peter Lehmann Wines with fruit from over 700 hand-tended vineyards located throughout Barossa. The collection includes all significant varieties and wine styles, ranging from the flagship Stonewell Shiraz to wines crafted for everyday enjoyment. Each wine is backed by one of the great stories of Australian winemaking. peterlehmannwines.com

Lot 15L

Stonewell Shiraz Barossa 2012 3.0L Double Magnum

Estimate $400 to $500 per bottle

Immensely concentrated, low-yield fruit combined with skilled winemaking, is the basis of this great Australian Shiraz. Paneforte, plum, chocolate aromas, voluminous sweet fruit, structured tannins, well-seasoned oak and tremendous length.

Outstanding

Only six Double Magnums of this vintage produced.

Lot 92

Wigan Riesling Eden Valley 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. 2011 750ml Bottle

Estimate $200 to $250 per set

A rare six bottle back-vintage vertical, Wigan Riesling displays citrus, lime and pretty florals with taut acidity and honey, toasty development. The fruit comes from cool, elevated sites in the Eden Valley.

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High in the hills surrounding Barossa lies Pewsey Vale – Eden Valley’s pioneer vineyard. Pewsey Vale Vineyard is the hallowed home of Riesling. The vines can be traced back to the 1800s and the original collections of cuttings brought into Australia. Today Pewsey Vale Vineyard is a single vineyard dedicated to a single variety – Riesling.

Lot 93

The Contours Riesling Eden Valley 2003, 2004, 2005 750ml Bottle

Lot 94

The Contours Riesling Eden Valley 2006, 2007, 2008 750ml Bottle

Lot 95

The Contours Riesling Eden Valley 2009, 2010, 2011 750ml Bottle

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Estimate $140 to $170 per set

Estimate $130 to $160 per set

Estimate $120 to $150 per set

Pewsey Vale is one of Eden Valley’s most historic vineyards. The Pewsey Vale Vineyard’s The Contours Riesling showcases not only this great place but the joys of bottle-aged Riesling.

Pewsey Vale is one of Eden Valley’s most historic vineyards. The Pewsey Vale Vineyard’s The Contours Riesling showcases not only this great place but the joys of bottle-aged Riesling.

Pewsey Vale is one of Eden Valley’s most historic vineyards. The Pewsey Vale Vineyard’s The Contours Riesling showcases not only this great place but the joys of bottle-aged Riesling.

Excellent OLD VINES

Excellent OLD VINES

Excellent OLD VINES


Pirathon is an ancient word for pinnacle. The Kalleske family, who make the Pirathon wines, believe Shiraz is the pinnacle grape of the Barossa and that the north-western Barossa is the pinnacle ‘sub-appellation’ for Shiraz. Grapes for Pirathon are grown by dedicated, high quality growers in the Greenock, Moppa, Belvedere, Stonewell, Seppeltsfield, Koonunga and Ebenezer districts of the north-western Barossa. Many of these growers’ families have been growing grapes here for generations. pirathon.com

Lot 96

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008

Estimate $60 to $80 per bottle

1.5L Magnum

Lot 97

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2009

Pirathon means peak, pinnacle – northwestern Barossa Shiraz fruit at its best. Grapes sourced from old traditional family growers. 94 Points – James Halliday. Gold Medal – Selections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2010.

Estimate $60 to $80 per bottle

Pirathon means peak, pinnacle – northwestern Barossa Shiraz fruit at its best. Grapes sourced from old traditional family growers. 93 Points – James Halliday. 5 Stars – Tony Love.

1.5L Magnum

Owner and winemaker of Rieslingfreak, John Hughes’ love of Riesling began with a childhood spent in the family vineyard in the heart of the Clare Valley. John’s father was responsible for his early interest in wine, sharing many exceptional aged Clare Rieslings with him. Rieslingfreak’s first vintage was in 2009, with a Clare Valley Riesling. Since then, the label has expanded to include both Eden Valley and Polish Hill. Rieslingfreak follows the German tradition of classifying wines according to their technical specifications. Each Rieslingfreak wine is allocated a number, representing the region, style and quality level to which it is made.

Lot 98

No. 4 Riesling Eden Valley 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 750ml Bottle

Estimate $350 to $400 per set

Rieslingfreak follows the German tradition of classifying each Riesling according to its technical specifications, specifically sugar and alcohol content. Made with the philosophy of representing the hallmarks a single region and one iconic style of this particular grape in every bottle. Set contains three bottles of each vintage.

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“Wine is crafted, not created. The skill is to capture and enhance the fleeting flavours that grapes give from their variety and extract from the earth, then bottle these as a living record of the vintage they represent. Rockford wines are made from established Barossa varieties which form an important part of our winemaking heritage, in a style that best reflects the vineyards, the winemaker’s attitude and the climate in which we live.” Robert O’Callaghan rockfordwines.com.au

Lot 17L

Basket Press Shiraz Barossa Valley 1996 6.0L Imperial

Lot 18L

Basket Press Shiraz Barossa Valley 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Estimate $2,000 to $3,000 per bottle

Basket Press Shiraz is steeped in the landscape of the Barossa Valley. Traditional and contemporary winemaking practices, together with the inherent qualities of old vine Shiraz, result in a wine of evocative beauty and form. Basket Press Shiraz is made from some of the very best old family-owned Barossa vineyards. Presented in a hand crafted wooden display case, this Imperial is one of only six filled from the 1996 vintage. The wine has been carefully cellared in the Rockford Museum prior to this release.

Exceptional

Estimate $1,800 to $2,200 per set

These 12 bottles encapsulate generations of the vineyard history and Rockford’s commitment to protect and maintain the very best of the traditional Australian wine trade. Presented in a wooden display case.

Exceptional

Estimate $700 to $800 per bottle

Presented in a hand crafted wooden display case, this Double Magnum is one of only 12 filled from the 1998 vintage. The wine has been carefully cellared in the Rockford Museum prior to this release.

Exceptional

Estimate $450 to $550 per set

Sparkling Shiraz is a key-stone of Australia’s wine heritage and Rockford’s Black Shiraz ensures that this very Australian wine, nurtured by generations of winemakers, is never lost. This ultimate, celebratory, sparkling red wine is a timeless expression of Australian winemaking ingenuity. This collection is made up of one bottle each from the last six disgorgements of this wine and presented in a handcrafted wooden case.

750ml Bottle

Lot 99

Basket Press Shiraz Barossa Valley 1998 3.0L Double Magnum

Lot 100

Black Sparkling Shiraz Barossa Valley 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 750ml Bottle

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Lot 101

Home Block Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Estimate $750 to $850 per set

Each year we invite our restaurant and trade customers to join us and pick our Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard at the winery – “Home Block”. The wine is then aged for two years in seasoned oak before bottling into Magnums which are then rested in our cellar for several years before being offered for sale to the people who helped pick the grapes – a just reward for their effort. This limited production single vineyard wine is not available direct from the winery, but sold only to our restaurant and trade customers.

Estimate $180 to $220 per set

With its roots deep in the sandy soils at the base of Mengler Hill, this old Riesling vineyard produces a distinctive wine that shows intense tropical aromatics and flavours that are not found in the famous wines from Eden Valley. Produced in limited quantities each year, this is a traditional style that enhances bottle ageing potential while still maintaining the delicate, aromatic Riesling characteristics.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 102

Vine Vale Riesling Barossa Valley 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 750ml Bottle

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From its inception in 1955, Veritas winery produced mostly fortified wines as well as the famous ‘Bull’s Blood’, a blend of Shiraz and centuryold Mataro. Now many years later, second generation winemakers Rolf Binder, and his sister Christa Deans, are leading Veritas winery into the future under the Rolf Binder brand. Together they are producing exceptional wines using only the best Barossa fruit. rolfbinder.com

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Hanisch Shiraz Barossa Valley 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Estimate $550 to $650 per set

A single vineyard Shiraz and the flagship wine from Rolf Binder, only produced in exceptional vintages. Cellaring potential 10-20 years.

OLD VINES

750ml Bottle

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Bull’s Blood Shiraz Mataro Pressings Barossa Valley 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 750ml Bottle

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Excellent

Estimate $270 to $320 per set

First made in 1967. The wine shows great fruit and texture with great power and persistence. An excellent wine for cellaring 10-20 years.


“We believe we are custodians of the land. Our job is to care for it as best we can and pass it down from one generation to the next. We also pass down the traditions taught to us by our forebears. We tend the vineyard by hand and, more recently as our winery has grown, we adhere to traditional methods in the cellar. Our focus is on traditional Barossa varieties and blends, however we are not afraid to give different varieties ‘a go’ as Australia’s wine industry is still in its infancy.” The Canute family. rusdenwines.com.au

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Black Guts Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006 6.0L Imperial

Estimate $750 to $800 per bottle

Christian Canute has over 23 years of winemaking OLD VINES experience including international exposure and experience at some of the most highly regarded wineries in Australia including Rockford, Chris Ringland, Torbreck, Greenock Creek and Yalumba. In 1997 he took on winemaking responsibilities in the family business from his father Dennis and has continued making some of the most unique single site wines in Australia under the Rusden label. A strong believer in tradition, Christian’s winemaking philosophies at Rusden are entrenched in the use of labour intensive methods, such as hand picking, gentle de-stemming, open air and natural barrel fermentation, basket pressing, and extended maturation in hand built pyramid barrel stacks. His aim is to “make wines that refine the power of Barossa fruit, yet highlight the floral aromatics and spice characters so evident in wines made from grapes grown in Vine Vale’s sandy soil”. One of only six Imperials bottled. 97 points – WINE ADVOCATE

For more than 150 years, Saltram winery has celebrated the tradition and heritage of the Barossa Valley, making flagship red wines of great style and taste. Many of Australia’s most influential and celebrated winemakers have passed through Saltram’s cellar doors, and today winemaking excellence continues with Saltram producing wines loved and admired by many within the Australian wine industry. saltramwines.com.au

Lot 104

Special Barossa Experiences: Day in the Life of Wine Experience for four people.

Estimate $300 to $400

Enjoy a ‘Day in the Life of Wine’ at Saltram featuring a half day guided tour with Saltram winemaker Shavaughn Wells, complete with a wine-matched lunch at Salter’s Kitchen. For up to four people. Travel and accommodation not included.

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At Schild Estate you can still shake the hands with the family members from three generations who have become the family’s heart. Schild Estate wines are created with authenticity and passion, from real earth in the southern Barossa by generations of a family who have made this place their home. schildestate.com.au

Lot 105

Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012, 2014 1.5L Magnum

Lot 106

Moorooroo Limited Release Shiraz Barossa Valley 2006, 2009, 2012

Estimate $160 to $200 per set

A beloved part of the Schild Estate portfolio is the Ben Schild Reserve Shiraz. Sourced from a single parcel of the southern Barossa which encapsulates the providence of the region. In this case, the offering is enough to share with friends and family..

Estimate $270 to $320 per set

Unique opportunity to own a historical glimpse of the Australian Shiraz category. Moorooroo Limited Release Shiraz is made from one of oldest Shiraz vineyards in Australia and arguably the world. Here the work of cellaring and allowing the wine to showcase its potential has been done by the winery. An exceptional and limited opportunity for the taking.

Estimate $500 to $600

Experience the Barossa from a different perspective and taste the wines produced by the Schild family in their vineyards. Each wine showcases the uniqueness of the individual vineyards that the Schild family have cared for the last three generations. You will be hosted by the Schild family to see our part of the Barossa from a unique perspective. Culminating in a shared lunch overlooking the southern Barossa landscape.

750ml Bottle

Lot 107

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Special Barossa Experiences: Tour, Taste and Graze Experience for four people.

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Schwarz Wine Co. was founded by Jason Schwarz in 2001 when he made two hogsheads of Shiraz from his parents’ Nitschke Block vineyard planted in 1968. Jason’s aim is simple; to produce hand-crafted wines from Barossa Valley old vines in an artisanal, considered fashion that allows the finished product to speak of the ground and vintage from which it comes. The Thiele Road Grenache, planted in 1941 and the Schiller Shiraz, from vines planted in 1881 join the Nitschke Block in Jason’s single vineyard line-up. schwarzwineco.com.au

Lot 108

Nitschke Block Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

Lot 109

The Schiller Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

Lot 110

Thiele Road Grenache Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

Estimate $80 to $100 per bottle

A gift-boxed Magnum of Shiraz planted by Jason Schwarz’s parents in 1968. As a single vineyard wine, this is an expression of what one small patch of Barossa dirt can offer.

OLD VINES

Estimate $140 to $160 per bottle

This limited release, gift-boxed wine is from Shiraz vines planted by Carl August Otto Schiller in 1881.

ANCESTOR VINES

Estimate $70 to $100 per bottle

The grapes from these 1940s vines are hand picked. 15% are whole bunch fermented and the remainder destemmed into an open fermenter. The wine was basket pressed and matured in seasoned French oak for 18 months before bottling. Gift boxed.

SURVIVOR VINES

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THE BA R O SSA C HAP T ERS: R A R E & D I S T I N G U I S H E D There can be little doubt that if Australia has a regional wine story that has resonance around the world then it is Barossa, comprised as it is of Barossa Valley and its elevated, beautiful high country, Eden Valley. But Barossa is more than just a wine region, it is also a vital culture of generational fine wine endeavour, pioneering European influence, gastronomic excellence and strong community spirit. Above all, it is pride in a local sense of purpose and belonging. Rare & Distinguished can only be the best of the best – the greatest and most eked-out expression of your estate and philosophy that you can express. It is not inclusive in its make-up, but it is democratic in the benefit that it confers – an aspiration for, and a demonstration of, excellence and ambition on behalf of Barossa.

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With a proud and priceless legacy dating back to 1851, Seppeltsfield is Australia’s iconic wine estate. Seppeltsfield is famed for the Centennial Collection – an irreplaceable and unbroken lineage of Tawny of every vintage from 1878 to the current year. It remains the only winery in the world to release a 100 year-old, single vintage wine each year. The exciting release of small-batch table wines, including reds crafted through the historic 1888 Gravity Flow Winery, has added yet another layer to the ever-evolving Seppeltsfield story. seppeltsfield.com.au

Lot 21L

Centennial Collection Para Tawny Anthology Barossa 1917, 1927, 1937, 1947, 1957, 1967 100ml Bottle

Estimate $2,500 to $3,500 per set

A rare and collectable ‘Anthology’ set of six Seppeltsfield Para Tawny vintages, containing 100, 90, 80, 70, 60 and 50 yearold milestone years.

Exceptional

One of each of the following vintages: 50 Year Old – 1967 60 Year Old – 1957 70 Year Old – 1947 80 Year Old – 1937 90 Year Old – 1927 100 Year Old – 1917

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Formed in 1998, Soul Growers is the work of four good mates. Together, they share almost 80 years wine industry experience and have benefited from the knowledge generously shared with them by some of the Barossa’s pioneers and legends. They stand for everything that is great about the Barossa – shared wisdom, new ideas, mateship and a passion for making and enjoying great wine. With this in mind, they strive to make sure Soul Growers wines emphasise the regional and varietal flavours of their beloved Barossa Valley. soulgrowers.com

Lot 111

Special Barossa Experiences: Soul Growers Slow Grown Shiraz Experience for four people.

Estimate $1,000 to $1,500

A dozen back vintage bottles of Soul Growers Slow Grown Shiraz to take home from the museum collection, that will enthrall the recipient. A fully hosted and chauffeured half day tour for up to four people, which takes in two of the Soul Growers best growers’ Shiraz vineyards. Driven and hosted by winemaker, Stuey Bourne. Departs from the winery and returns to the winery. Local pick up and drop off may be arranged by special request. Meet two Soul Growers grape growers and taste barrel samples of their individual batches, whilst standing amongst their vines. Walk the block, taste the block, feel the block, savour the differences. A lovingly prepared slow-cooked lunch at the winery, fully hosted with matching wines, for the maximum four guests. This one-off experience has been designed exclusively for the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction and is not available anywhere else.

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The St Hallett story is rich with booms and near busts, dreamy visionaries and loyal workhorses, ingenuity and tradition. Throughout the 70 year odyssey there have been a few unerring constants: an absolute dedication to the Barossa; a love of Shiraz; and a promise to ‘do it once, do it right’. sthallett.com.au

Lot 22L

Old Block Shiraz Barossa 1991, 1992, 1993 1.5L Magnum

Lot 112

Dawkins Single Vineyard Shiraz Eden Valley 2013

Estimate $450 to $550 per set

Old Block is seamless, understated and elegant but not to be underestimated. This wine is at the very soul of the Barossa – growers and winemakers working together to extract the very most from the ancient vines aged up to 100 years old. The wine showcases the harmony to be found between Barossa’s two regions.

Estimate $35 to $45 per bottle

Winner of the Chairman’s Selection Trophy at the 2015 Barossa Wine Show.

Estimate $35 to $45 per bottle

Winner of best 2015 Shiraz at the 2016 Barossa Wine Show.

Excellent OLD VINES

750ml Bottle

Lot 113

Scholz Estate Shiraz Barossa Valley 2015 750ml Bottle

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: REGIONAL HEROES The Regional Heroes Chapter tells the story of the traditional hero varieties of Barossa; Riesling, Chardonnay and Semillon as the white varieties and Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache as the reds. The wines can either be individual varieties or blends of these. With Eden Valley Riesling and Barossa Valley Shiraz leading the way, all the regional heroes have stood the test of time and are increasing in plantings in the areas and parishes where they thrive and ably demonstrate that there is a Barossan regional typicity for these favourite varieties.

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Pernod Ricard Winemakers Australia is a premium winemaking business owned by Pernod Ricard – the world’s co-leader in wine and spirits. Formerly known as Orlando Wines, this was the first international wine business acquired by Pernod Ricard in 1989. Today, the business is responsible for producing a diverse portfolio of award winning Australian wine brands which is led by Jacob’s Creek, Wyndham Estate, St Hugo and Richmond Grove. pernod-ricard-winemakers.com

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Lot 115

Limited Edition Tawny Barossa Valley 1925 375ml Bottle

Estimate $1,500 to $2,000 per bottle

A Limited Edition Tawny showing vibrant, luscious and incredibly intense flavours. The density and length of flavour is steeped in the rich heritage of this special St Hugo bottling.

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Estimate $350 to $450 per set

Amazing large format vertical, showing the “power and elegance” that encapsulates St Hugo wines. Put down for special occasion or give as gifts; great value to a true Barossa Shiraz connoisseur.

Estimate $180 to $220 per set

Capturing all the elements of a true Barossa Shiraz, showing rich dark fruit flavours, with complexity of oak and stylish tannin across the vintages. Set contains two bottles of each vintage.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 116

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012, 2013, 2014 750ml Bottle

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St John’s Road is the collaboration of three important elements – People, Places and Time! It’s the dirt the grapes are grown on. The sub-regions of the Barossa where our fruit is grown. Each producing their own unique flavour profile. It’s the Barossa growers whose knowledge is garnered by working with their vineyards for decades, and passing on knowledge from generation to generation. It’s our Barossa winemakers. Lehmann, Ormsby, Walsh. Who are able to work hand-in-glove with our growers and understand the region intimately. Our wines ultimately represent generations of knowledge, hard work and experience; principles that go into every bottle of wine that we make. stjohnsroad.com

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The Evangelist Barossa Valley 2014

Estimate $50 to $60 per bottle

The Evangelist is sourced from three key sub-regions in the Barossa, each showcasing a distinguished example of old vine Shiraz.

Estimate $50 to $60 per bottle

The Evangelist is sourced from three key sub-regions in the Barossa, each showcasing a distinguished example of old vine Shiraz.

750ml Bottle

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The Evangelist Barossa Valley 2014 750ml Bottle

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Teusner’s philosophy comes down to three simple words. True. Righteous. Pleasure. Be true to the growers, let the righteous flavours of the old vineyards take centre stage, and bring pleasure to those who buy the wines. A simple approach, but one that works, gaining Teusner an army of fans and praise for the wines as modern-day Barossa benchmarks. teusner.com.au

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Albert Shiraz Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Estimate $700 to $800 per set

The numbers of growers and the range of wines may have expanded over the years, but for Kym and Mick some things will never change. They have always insisted on treating their grape growers like the real people they are, and not just suppliers. They are welcomed at the winery for a beer, and invited to taste wines made from the old vine fruit their family has grown for generations. This six Magnum vertical collection comes in two wooden display, three pack boxes.

Estimate $300 to $350 per bottle

The very best fruit selection from the Wark family single vineyard site at Stone Well. Aged for two years in tight grain French hogsheads. Extremely intense with a long life ahead. Presented in wooden display case.

Estimate $450 to $550 per set

The perfect year for Grenache and Mataro, this three pack of Magnums is presented in a wooden display case and represents the very best of what we can do across Grenache, Mataro and Shiraz.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 120

Big Jim Shiraz Barossa Valley 2014 3.0L Double Magnum

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The Righteous Series Barossa Valley 2009 1.5L Magnum

CENTENARIAN VINES

Each pack contains one Magnum of each of the following wines: Righteous ‘FG’ Shiraz Righteous Mataro Righteous Grenache

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The Thorn-Clarke family history in the Barossa dates back to the 1850s. With estate-grown vineyards now totalling over 270 hectares, ThornClarke produces a range of award-winning Barossa Valley red and Eden Valley white wines. Whilst Barossa Valley Shiraz is world famous, it is the diversity of terroir (soil, climate, aspect) across the four sites in both the Eden Valley and Barossa Valley that provides the Thorn-Clarke winemaking team with our real strength – estate-grown fruit from established vineyards. thornclarkewines.com.au

Lot 123

William Randell Cabernet Sauvignon Eden Valley 2010

Estimate $100 to $120 per bottle

Deep red in colour. The nose is lifted and expressive with lovely Christmas cake and mint characters, along with black olives and tobacco leaf adding complexity. The palate is medium to full bodied with blueberry and hints of cassis as the primary fruit flavours. The palate has great poise with the vibrant fruit, spicy French oak and fine tannin structure all wonderfully balanced, and the wine finishes with great length of fruit.

Estimate $100 to $150 per bottle

In 2016, our William Randall Shiraz was awarded the Barossa Trust Mark as a sign of excellence in the brand. The Barossa Trust Mark recognises and celebrates excellence in food, wine and tourism offerings from across the Barossa region. It is a sign of authenticity; the mark of a genuine Barossa product or experience.

Estimate $300 to $350 per set

In 2016, our William Randall Shiraz was awarded the Barossa Trust Mark as a sign of excellence in the brand. The Barossa Trust Mark recognises and celebrates excellence in food, wine and tourism offerings from across the Barossa region. It is a sign of authenticity; the mark of a genuine Barossa product or experience. Six bottle mixed set.

1.5L Magnum

Lot 124

William Randell Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 1.5L Magnum

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William Randell Shiraz Barossa Valley 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 750ml Bottle

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The texture, complexity and delicacy of Tim Smith Wines is attributed to the consistently exceptional fruit which is sourced from individual pockets of the Barossa Valley’s oldest vineyards. These small-batch, handmade wines truly represent this world-class winemaking region. timsmithwines.com.au

Lot 24L

TSW Reserve Shiraz Barossa Valley 2008, 2012, 2014 1.5L Magnum

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Riesling Eden Valley 2015, 2016 1.5L Magnum

Estimate $500 to $600 per set

“Last of these wines in Magnum available. My personal cellar does not even have a set for myself.” - Tim Smith

Estimate $100 to $130 per set

“The perfect wine to drink before the Reserve Shiraz Magnums at a long lunch!” - Tim Smith

CENTENARIAN VINES

SURVIVOR VINES

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: BAROSSA GROUNDS So what are the potential sub-regions of the Barossa? From north, south, east and west, from valley floor to the highest hills they include, but are not limited to: Gomersal, Williamstown, Lyndoch, Rowland Flat, Vine Vale, Eden Valley, High Eden, Light Pass, Northern Barossa Valley, Greenock, Seppeltsfield and Marananga. These potential sub-regions are actually some of the original local villages of the settlement – or as Robert O’Callaghan politely corrected me, ‘the parishes’. For a region originally founded on a brave hope for religious freedom, and whose landscape is still punctuated by picturesque stone churches, this seems curiously appropriate. “Essentially, the Barossa parishes are not just another chapter in a regional brand story, but rather a demonstration that the detail of place is the ultimate author of wine character.” winehero.com.au

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Torbreck was created with the aim of building one of the finest wine estates in the world. The vision is to pay homage to the vineyards of the Barossa Valley, home to some of the oldest vines on the planet. torbreck.com

Lot 25L

The Laird Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 3.0L Double Magnum

Estimate $3,500 to $4,500 per bottle

In the Scottish language, ‘The Laird’ refers to the Lord of the Manor. This single vineyard Shiraz comes from Torbreck’s dry-grown old vine Gnadenfrei vineyard in the sub-region of Marananga in the Barossa Valley.

SURVIVOR VINES

This vineyard is perfect in every way. It is South East facing, completely dry-grown, meticulously hand tended, farmed by a grower with a lifetime’s experience, on typical western Barossa soil. Only 30 Double Magnums of this vintage bottled.

Lot 127

RunRig Shiraz Barossa Valley 2001 6.0L Imperial

Estimate $2,000 to $2,500 per bottle

The RunRig has often drawn comparison with the beautifully fragrant and tautly structured wines produced from the steep slopes of the Northern Rhône Valley’s Appellation of Côte Rôtie.

Exceptional CENTENARIAN VINES

Only 12 Imperials of this vintage bottled.

Lot 128

The Laird Shiraz Barossa Valley 2005 1.5L Magnum

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The Laird Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 6.0L Imperial

Estimate $1,400 to $1,900 per bottle

In the Scottish language, ‘The Laird’ refers to the Lord of the Manor. This single vineyard Shiraz comes from Torbreck’s dry-grown old vine Gnadenfrei vineyard in the sub-region of Marananga in the Barossa Valley.

Estimate $7,000 to $8,000 per bottle

In the Scottish language, ‘The Laird’ refers to the Lord of the Manor. This single vineyard Shiraz comes from Torbreck’s dry-grown old vine Gnadenfrei vineyard in the sub-region of Marananga in the Barossa Valley.

SURVIVOR VINES

SURVIVOR VINES

Only 20 Imperials of this vintage bottled.

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“Sixth generation vigneron, Damien Tscharke doesn’t seem old enough to have worked in his family’s vineyards for more than 20 years. A leader among Barossa’s new generation of winemakers, Damien has distinguished himself through his passion for alternative varieties.” Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd, Barossa Wine Traveller tscharke.com.au

Lot 130

Distinction Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 750ml Bottle

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MGA Fortune Shiraz Barossa Valley 2012 750ml Bottle

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Estimate $80 to $100 per bottle

Tscharke Wines’ flagship, produced from the family Gnadenfrei Vineyard Estate.

Estimate $100 to $120 per bottle

Tscharke Wines’ limited Release, produced from the family Gnadenfrei Vineyard Estate. Classically elegant style.


The historic Turkey Flat property, located on Section One, near Tanunda, lies on rich, alluvial soils adjacent to Bethany Creek. The ancient Shiraz vines, still in production, were first planted in 1847 by Johann Friedrich August Fiedler. Today, the Schulz family are still making wines from these ancient vines and from others in the adjacent Bethany and Stone Well ‘sub-regions’. turkeyflat.com.au

Lot 132

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2013, 2014 1.5L Magnum

Lot 133

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2010, 2012, 2014 750ml Bottle

Lot 134

Shiraz Barossa Valley 2010, 2012, 2014 750ml Bottle

Lot 135

Special Barossa Experiences: A Vintage Experience for two people.

Estimate $200 to $250 per set

Turkey Flat Shiraz, which comprises parcels of original, old-vine material, derives from estate-owned, low-yielding, low-vigour vineyards of varying ages in the Bethany and Stone Well sub-regions.

Excellent

Estimate $120 to $150 per set

Turkey Flat Shiraz, which comprises parcels of original, old-vine material, derives from estate-owned, low-yielding, low-vigour vineyards of varying ages in the Bethany and Stone Well sub-regions.

Excellent

Estimate $240 to $280 per set

Turkey Flat Shiraz, which comprises parcels of original, old-vine material, derives from estate-owned, low-yielding, low-vigour vineyards of varying ages in the Bethany and Stone Wellsub-regions. sub-regions. Stonewell Two bottles of each vintage in set. Two bottles of each vintage in set.

Estimate $350 to $500

Join us during March 2018 for a day of vintage – get hands-on in the vineyard and the winery – followed by lunch in the gardens and overnight accommodation for two people in the Barossa. The lucky winner will also receive a case of the finished article that they helped to make upon bottling.

Excellent

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Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz established Two Hands Wines in 1999 with the aim of making the best possible Shiraz-based wines from prized Shiraz-producing regions of Australia. Their intention was, and still is, to showcase the diversity of Australian Shiraz by highlighting regional and varietal characteristics, whilst allowing the fruit to be the primary feature of the wines. twohandswines.com

Lot 136

Concordis Shiraz Barossa Valley 2014 6.0L Imperial

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Concordis Shiraz Barossa Valley 2015 1.5L Magnum

Lot 141

Concordis Shiraz Barossa Valley 2015 1.5L Magnum

Lot 142

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Special Barossa Experiences: Luxury Vineyard Experience for eight people.

Estimate $1,200 to $1,500 per bottle

A collaborative winemaking project that unites Barossa Valley producers, Kaesler Wines, Seppeltsfield Winery, Torbreck Vintners, and Two Hands Wines to create a unique cuvée from one tonne of their finest Shiraz grapes each vintage. Only six Imperials were bottled from this vintage.

Estimate $125 to $150 per bottle

A collaborative winemaking project that unites Barossa Valley producers, Kaesler Wines, Seppeltsfield Winery, Torbreck Vintners, and Two Hands Wines to create a unique cuvée from one tonne of their finest Shiraz grapes each vintage.

Estimate $125 to $150 per bottle

A collaborative winemaking project that unites Barossa Valley producers, Kaesler Wines, Seppeltsfield Winery, Torbreck Vintners, and Two Hands Wines to create a unique cuvée from one tonne of their finest Shiraz grapes each vintage.

Estimate $4,000 to $5,000

A full day hosted Luxury Vineyard Experience for eight people. Taste wines in the vineyard from which they were made. Sample six single vineyard wines and four flagship wines over a three course lunch. A very unique Barossa experience. Only for the Barossa Wine Chapters Auction, each guest will go home with a Two Hands engraved tasting glass in a decorative canister.


ULTIMATE EDEN VALLEY RIESLING COLLECTION

Lot 26L

26 Producer / 78 Bottle Riesling Showcase Eden Valley

Put together by 26 Eden Valley Riesling producers, this Ultimate Cellar contains over six dozen of premium Riesling, showcasing the whole Eden Valley wine region. Each producer has donated a 2016 Riesling, together with two back vintage Rieslings, going back as far as 1996. For the true Riesling fanatic, this could provide a once in a lifetime purchase, allowing you to do many vertical tastings, or the opportunity to cellar the wines, and enjoy individually over many years.

Estimate $2,000 to $3,000

The Ultimate Eden Valley Riesling Cellar 78 bottles across 26 of the regions finest producers of Riesling, ranging in vintages from 1996 through to 2016. Bethany / David Franz / Eden Hall / Eden Mae / Elderton / Flaxman Wines /Gibsons / Heathvale / Heggies / Henschke / Hentley Farm / Hutton Vale Farm / Langmeil Winery / Leo Buring Leonay / McLeans Farm / Orlando Steingarten & St Helga / Peter Lehmann Wines / Poonawatta / Rieslingfreak / Rileys of Eden Valley / Rolf Binder Wines / Saltram / Sons of Eden / Soul Growers / St Hallett / Tim Smith Wines. This is the first time an Eden Valley Riesling Collection has been compiled and released, especially for the 2017 Barossa Wine Chapters Auction.

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John Vickery is the acknowledged old master of Riesling in Australia, with an illustrious career spanning nearly 60 years, culminating in the extraordinary award tally of more than 50 Trophies and over 400 Gold Medals. The Rieslings he crafted from Watervale and Eden Valley stand tall as the epitome of this most majestic grape variety, each with a unique South Australian and sub-regional thumbprint. Vickery wines are made in collaboration with talented winemaker and family friend Philip Lehmann, so that John’s winemaking methods and knowledge will be preserved and passed on for generations to come, for the benefit of all lovers of Australian Riesling. vickerywines.com.au

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Riesling Eden Valley 2016

Estimate $15 to $20 per bottle

Vickery Wines is the culmination of John Vickery’s half-century of winemaking experience partnered alongside family friend and talented winemaker, Phil Lehmann.

Estimate $15 to $20 per bottle

Vickery Wines is the culmination of John Vickery’s half-century of winemaking experience partnered alongside family friend and talented winemaker, Phil Lehmann.

750ml Bottle

Lot 145-147

Riesling Eden Valley 2016 750ml Bottle

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Owned and operated by the Pfeiffer family, who are passionate about producing sustainable wines using organic and biodynamic practices in their estate vineyards. Famous for their Shiraz and events. whistlerwines.com.au

Lot 148

Mixed 12 Bottle Case Barossa Valley 750ml Bottle

Lot 149

Get in My Belly Grenache Barossa Valley 2016 1.5L Magnum

Lot 150

Get in My Belly Grenache Barossa Valley 2014, 2015, 2016 750ml Bottle

Estimate $300 to $350 per set

Contains two each of the following wines: 2016 WTF (What The Fronti) White Blend 2016 Dry As A Bone RosÊ 2015 Shock Value Red Blend 2014 Thank God It’s Friday Shiraz Cabernet 2016 Stacks On Grenache Shiraz Mataro 2014 Shiver Down My Spine Shiraz

Estimate $80 to $100 per bottle

Grown on our Heysen Estate Vineyard using organic practices, our Grenache was planted in 2001. The west-facing slope has ironstone at the top of the hill, with deeper red clay and biscay soil towards the bottom, giving the fruit great complexity.

Estimate $400 to $500 per set

Grown on our Heysen Estate Vineyard using organic practices, our Grenache was planted in 2001. The west-facing slope has ironstone at the top of the hill, with deeper red clay and biscay soil towards the bottom, giving the fruit great complexity. This 12 bottle vertical includes four bottles of each vintage.

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THE BAROSSA CHAPTERS: BAROSSA FLAVOURS Barossa already has a strong and established food identity. It speaks most profoundly of its Silesian and German heritage – artisan smallgoods, specialist bakers and an elderly – but highly productive! – community of homecooks dedicated to the production of delicious pickles, jams and preserves. So far, so gemütlich! But in truth, there lies in the Barossa a passion for food, flavours and hospitality that goes far beyond northern Europe, taking in all of the Mediterranean, and venturing as far east as Cambodia and Vietnam. “It was the luckiest accident of my life that Colin and I settled in South Australia’s Barossa Valley. If I believed in such things, I might say that fate played a hand in it all: it has always felt that it was just meant to be. Whatever the reason, the quality of our life here is so deep and rich, and so centered around the soil, the seasons and the community, that I now wonder how I was ever a city person.” Maggie Beer

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Wolf Blass has been creating wines of quality, character and consistency since 1966. Our range offers an extraordinary depth of styles, from everyday drinking to indulgent luxury. wolfblasswines.com

Lot 151

Estates of the Barossa Shiraz Sapphire Label Collection Barossa 2012

Estimate $350 to $450 per set

The Estates of the Barossa collection features four Shiraz selected from diverse Barossa sub-regions that Wolf Blass has sourced from for the past 40 years. The range is focused firmly in the vineyard, featuring outstanding wines of terroir from distinct and varied districts. Set contains one each of the following wines: Lyndoch 5351 Shiraz Dorrien 5352 Shiraz St John’s Ebenezer Road 5355 Shiraz Moculta 5353 Shiraz

Estimate $1,000 to $1,500

Immerse yourself in the sub-regions of the Barossa with a winemaker guided half day tour of the Shiraz vineyards that make up the Estates of the Barossa collection, plus a tasting at the Wolf Blass Cellar Door. For up to four people.

750ml Bottle

Lot 152

Special Barossa Experiences: Estates of the Barossa Sub-regional Experience for four people.

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To craft a fine wine is to succumb to the realisation that controlling all aspects is impossible. Heat, rain, wind, fire and frost can, and will, seem to conspire against one. To craft a fine wine is to put its fate in the hands of the gods. Where opportunities arrive to nurture, to guide and to control, Yalumba grasps them with vigour. Established in 1849 and led by fifth-generation Chairman Robert Hill-Smith, Yalumba stands proud. It is dedicated to remaining under family ownership for the sixth generation to nurture; committed to crafting wines of conviction, quality and provenance. A timeless expression of its place within this world, the place it calls home – Eden Valley, South Australia. yalumba.com

Lot 27L

The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz Collection Barossa 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

Estimate $2,500 to $3,500 per set

This 12 bottle collection, one of only two created, is presented in a unique Octave barrel hand crafted by Yalumba head cooper, Shaun Gibson.

750ml Bottle

Lot 28L

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz Barossa 2012

12 vintages of Octavius, chosen by winemaker Kevin Glastonbury, to celebrate 20 years of Yalumba The Octavius.

Estimate $600 to $800 per bottle

For more than five decades Yalumba The Signature has saluted the very best of Australia’s most legendary red wine blend, Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz. Deep, complex and brooding, The Signature is a cerebral wine crafted with longevity in mind. A sentimental favourite, The Signature recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the life and culture at Yalumba.

6.0L Imperial

Lot 153

Special Barossa Experiences: Back Stage Pass for four people.

Estimate $1,500 to $2,000

Discover the artisanal treasures of the Barossa wine region with Yalumba’s unique storyteller Jane Ferrari. Full Day, includes lunch. Maximum four people.

Lot 154

Special Barossa Experiences: Yalumba Tank 11 Experience for six people.

Estimate $1,500 to $2,000

Enjoy a unique dining experience in Tank 11 with food prepared by local Barossa chef Peter Clarke, paired with Yalumba wines and hosted by a Yalumba winemaker. Experience a behind the scenes tour of the Yalumba wine museum and accommodation at Percy’s Cottage, Yalumba’s onsite guest house. For three couples (six people twin/double accommodation).

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Outstanding OLD VINES

Excellent


Lot 155

The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz Barossa 2012 6.0L Imperial

Lot 156

The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz Barossa 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Estimate $1,000 to $1,200 per bottle

Sourced from very old vineyards The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz is matured in oak ‘octaves’ coopered at Yalumba. It is the only red wine in the world matured in such small barrels.

Estimate $900 to $1,100 per set

Sourced from very old vineyards The Octavius Old Vine Shiraz is matured in oak ‘octaves’ coopered at Yalumba. It is the only red wine in the world matured in such small barrels.

Outstanding OLD VINES

Outstanding OLD VINES

750ml Bottle

Lot 157

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz Barossa 2001

Estimate $300 to $350 per bottle

For more than five decades Yalumba The Signature has saluted the very best of Australia’s most legendary red wine blend – Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz. Deep, complex and brooding, The Signature is a cerebral wine crafted with longevity in mind. A sentimental favourite, The Signature recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the life and culture at Yalumba.

Estimate $100 to $200 per bottle

For more than five decades Yalumba The Signature has saluted the very best of Australia’s most legendary red wine blend – Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz. Deep, complex and brooding, The Signature is a cerebral wine crafted with longevity in mind. A sentimental favourite, The Signature recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the life and culture at Yalumba.

Estimate $700 to $800 per set

For more than five decades Yalumba The Signature has saluted the very best of Australia’s most legendary red wine blend – Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz. Deep, complex and brooding, The Signature is a cerebral wine crafted with longevity in mind. A sentimental favourite, The Signature recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the life and culture at Yalumba.

3.0L Double Magnum

Lot 158

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz Barossa 2003 1.5L Magnum

Lot 159

The Signature Cabernet Sauvignon & Shiraz Barossa 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 750ml Bottle

Excellent

Excellent

Excellent

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Take your

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Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop, Nuriootpa

For a journey that is truly a feast for the senses you can’t go past the Epicurean Way. This journey which winds through the Barossa affords the gourmet traveller a mouth-watering degustation of food, wine and delicious scenery. Visit southaustralia.com


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THE BAROSSA

GROUNDS Discover the diversity of Shiraz from across the Barossa landscape.

How climate, soil, landscape, grower and winemaker all contribute to the diversity of Barossa Shiraz. THE BAROSSA ZONE CONSISTS OF TWO REGIONS:

The Barossa is 70 kilometres north-east of Adelaide in South Australia with a history dating from 1842, sixth generation winemaking families and some Shiraz vines over 170 years old.

BAROSSA VALLEY

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BAROSSA WINE SCHOOL The Barossa Wine School is a certificate program developed by the Barossa Grape & Wine Association to enhance participants’ understanding of viticulture and winemaking in Australia’s most famous wine region, the Barossa. This is a unique opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts to discover the detail and character of Barossa Valley and Eden Valley wines. The Barossa Wine School is currently offered in: - Hong Kong - China - Taiwan - Barossa

LEVEL 1: BAROSSA ENTHUSIAST

2 hour introductory wine course about the Barossa; taste 6 wines; optional examination; certificate.

LEVEL 2: BAROSSA SPECIALIST

8 hour comprehensive wine course about the Barossa; taste 24 wines; optional examination; certificate.

LEVEL 3: BAROSSA MASTER

7 day intensive, professional immersion program in the Barossa, South Australia; taste more than 100 wines; optional examination; certificate.

FOR MORE INFORMATION www.barossa.com/wine/barossa-wine-school or email: barossawineschool@barossa.com


AUCTION RULES & PROCEDURES FORMAT & REGISTRATIONS

DELIVERY

LIVE AUCTION Barossa Wine Chapters Live Auction & Lunch will take place on Friday 21 April at Chateau Tanunda in the Barossa.

Live Auction items paid in full can be collected on the day of the auction.

ONLINE AUCTION Barossa Wine Chapters Online Auction will close at langtons.com.au on Friday 21 April, 7pm (Melbourne / Sydney time) All potential buyers are required to register with Langton’s and this can be done online at langtons.com.au It is recommended buyers attending the live auction register prior to the event. Potential buyers can register and view live auction items from 10am on Friday 21 April at Chateau Tanunda. Please note a valid credit card saved against your registered customer account is necessary in order to bid at auction with Langton’s.

BIDDING All bidding is on a per bottle basis unless otherwise advised by the auctioneer. The auctioneer will be in charge of the bidding and any disputes will be decided at his discretion. All items are at the risk and expense of the buyer at the fall of the hammer. All sales are final and there will be no refund or exchange on items. People not attending the live auction and wish to bid please register on the enclosed absentee bidding form. To register to bid by phone. Please contact Mark Samaha – marks@langtons.com.au or 0487 201 001 International Bidding: While there are no limitations for placing bids from countries outside of Australia, the onus is solely on the Buyer to be responsible for all duties, taxes, fees, customs, local liquor laws, shipping and insurance costs. Langton’s are happy to assist with any quotations regarding shipping from Australia to international addresses. All quotes and prices will be in Australian Dollars.

PAYMENT Langton’s charges a Buyer’s Premium of 16.5% (including GST) on the lot knocked down to the buyer. All lots are sold GST inclusive, where applicable and will be detailed on the buyer’s invoice. Langton’s accept all major credit cards including American Express, Mastercard and Visa. Other payment methods including bank transfer, B Pay and cheque are available on lots that are greater than $10,000.

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Live Auction items not collected on the day remain the responsibility of the buyer and delivery will need to be arranged with the relevant Vendor (winery). Shipping charges will apply at the discretion of the Vendor. Wine purchased from the online auction is held securely in Langton’s state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled warehouse in Victoria. Shipping Charges will apply: Metro $10 per case (12 bottles) and Country areas $15 per case. Insurance optional.

TERMS & CONDITIONS Buyers are requested to read carefully the explanation of cataloguing practice and the conditions set out below which contains the terms on which Langton’s conducts sales and handles other matters. 1) LANGTON’S AS AGENT: ABN: 94 115 229 199. License Number: 70010303 Victoria License Number: 32055289 2) AN AUCTION An auction is the process of selling “Lots under the hammer”, whether it is “live” in an auction room, or an “online Auction”. 3) THE BUYER: a) The highest bidder acceptable to the auctioneer shall be the buyer but if any dispute arises as to the last or best bidder, the lot in dispute shall be put up again and resold, provided that the auctioneer cannot decide who was the last or best bidder. b) The purchase price payable by the buyer shall be the final bid, together with any impost chargeable on this final bid. The final bid means the price at which a lot is knocked down to the buyer. c) The auctioneer has the right at his/her absolute discretion to refuse any bid and to advance the bidding as he/she may decide.

d) The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot the sale or to combine any two or more lots at any time.

4) VENDOR: The vendor, at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion, shall be entitled to place a reserve on any lot and the auctioneer shall have a right to bid on behalf of the vendor for any lot offered.


AUCTION RULES & PROCEDURES 5) CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIONS: All statements in the catalogue, advertisements or brochures are statements of opinion and are not, nor are they to be relied upon as statements of fact. Each lot is sold by the vendor thereof with all faults and defects (if any) and with all errors of description and shall be at the buyer’s risk on the fall of the hammer and neither the auctioneer nor vendor shall be accountable for any deficiency, damage or loss which may arise thereafter. 6) RESPONSIBILITY FOR PURCHASED LOTS: a) Langton’s decision will be final and binding on the buyer and vendor in all matters and no action shall be brought in connection with any claim except on and in accordance with Langton’s decision. b) Wine will be released to the buyer only after full payment is received. 7) PENALTIES FOR NON-PAYMENT OR FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES: If a buyer fails either to pay for or to take away any lot, Langton’s shall, without further notice to the buyer and at its absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies it may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights or remedies:

10) GENERAL CONDITIONS: 1) Langton’s as agents for the seller is not responsible for any default by the seller or the buyer. 2) Langton’s has the right at its absolute discretion to refuse any bid, to advance the bidding as it may decide, to withdraw any lot, or combine any two or more lots. 3) The following words and expressions shall have the following meaning: “Lot” Any item deposited with Langton’s, with a view to its sale at auction, in particular, the items or items described against any lot number in any catalogue.

“Bought in” Those lots which fail to reach their reserves.

“Purchase Price” The hammer price plus Buyers Premium and GST.

“Buyers Premium” Langton’s charges a Buyer’s Premium of 16.5% (including GST) on the lot knocked down to the buyer. All lots are sold GST inclusive, where applicable and will be detailed on the buyer invoice. These conditions of business shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the state of Australia in which the auction takes place and all parties concerned hereby submit to the non-executive jurisdiction of the States Court.

a) To issue proceedings against the buyer for damages for breach of contract. b) Charge the Buyer interest on the Total Purchase Price at the rate of 2% above the 90 day bank bill swap rate published by the Reserve Bank of Australia for each day that it remains unpaid for more than 30 days from date of the close of Auction. 8) GUARANTEE: a) Subject to the obligation accepted by Langton’s under this condition, none of the seller, Langton’s, its employees or agents is responsible for the correctness of any statement as to authorship, origin, date, age, attribution or provenance of any lot, for any other errors of description or for any faults or defects in any lot and no warranty whatsoever is given by the seller, Langton’s, its employees or agents in respect of any lot and any express or implied conditions or warranties are hereby excluded. 9) COMMISSION BIDS: a) Prospective buyers are advised to attend the auction. Langton’s will however, if so instructed will execute bids on their behalf, but neither Langton’s nor its employees nor agents shall be liable for any neglect or default in so doing or for failure to do so.

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C RED I T S & AC KNOW LE DGE ME NTS The Barossa Grape & Wine Association would like to thank the wine companies of the Barossa for their generous contributions to this Auction. Sincere thanks to the following companies and people for their significant contribution to the 2017 Auction and their long term support.

Langton’s Fine Wines: Andrew Caillard MW, Tamara Grischy, Mark Samaha, Anthony Doube Barossa Wine Traveller: Tyson Stelzer and Grant Dodd Photographs: by Dragan Radocaj, courtesy of Barossa Grape & Wine Association Bottle Images by Studio 7A Photography Thank you to all the volunteers for their assistance in preparing for the Auction and at the Auction.

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Barossa Grape & Wine Association 1 John Street, Tanunda SA 5352 PO Box 420, Tanunda SA 5352 + 61 8 8563 0650 bgwa@barossa.com barossa.com

langtons.com.au 1300 946 347 From outside Australia + 61 2 8507 2674

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