The tempranillo and graciano vines were planted on rocky soils on the north facing slope at the range overlooking the village of Eden Valley, grown using organic and biodynamic practices and made using traditional winemaking techniques.
The Henschke Marble Angel Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is beautifully, deep crimson in color with violet hues. Lifted aromas of cassis, ripe black and blue berries, anise and plum skin with underlying hints of crushed herbs, cigar box and cedar.
The Henschke Giles Pinot Noir 2015 appears crimson in colour with ruby hues. Intense and lifted aromas of sweet black cherries, wild raspberries and cranberries, with hints of cinnamon, crushed marjoram and fennel seed.
He was the first generation of the early Barossa German pioneers of South Australia, a winemaker who established the family winery in 1868. Johann Christian arrived as a skilled stonemason and wheelwright and planted his first vineyards in the high country of the picturesque Eden Valley.
Shiraz, growing on the fertile slopes in the Eden Valley region, is just one of those blessings. The quality of the grapes from this selection produced a wine that was too good to be declassified and warranted a separate bottling and limited release.