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Fox Creek

Fox Creek Wines

Fox Creek Wines was born when a small group of doctors and their wives decided to realise a lifelong passion - creating wine from bare earth and sunshine. The earth was found at McLaren Vale, one of South Australia's premier wine regions, renowned worldwide for its Shiraz.

As they believe wine is made principally in the vineyard, great attention is given to caring for the vines. Many of the vineyards are trellised to expose the grapes to sunshine and free movement of air which reduces susceptibility to disease. The premium wines are sourced entirely from grapes grown in the McLaren Vale region and most of them from our own vineyards.

Leader of the pack and the first wine made at Fox Creek was the 1994 Shiraz, which won the trophy for the best wine at the McLaren Vale Wine Show in 1995. Fox Creek has subsequently won this award in 1998 and 2003. Subsequent vintages of this wine, now called the Reserve Shiraz, have achieved international acclaim. Fox Creek's success continues with many wines recognised with trophies and medals from both national and international shows. The range of wines made by Fox Creek has gradually increased to fourteen.

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Fox Creek-Fox & Hounds-Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon-2002-3L

A special McLaren Vale Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon blend from the excellent 2002 vintage. Originally made for a private client from Fox Creek's own grapes, it was for sale to private customers and not available for normal retail sale. The blend in this wine is 60% Shiraz and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. The Shiraz was fermented on skins for 8 days and about 10% of the wine saw barrel fermentation during the later stages of the fermentation. The Cabernet Sauvignon components were fermented to dryness, before being transferred to oak. Maturation was in approximately 20% French and 80% American oak, with about 30% of this being new oak.

 

£ 69.50 / Bottle £ 75.00 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 1

Fox Creek-Fox & Hounds-Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon-2002-6L

A special McLaren Vale Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon blend from the excellent 2002 vintage. Originally made for a private client from Fox Creek's own grapes, it was for sale to private customers and not available for normal retail sale. The blend in this wine is 60% Shiraz and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. The Shiraz was fermented on skins for 8 days and about 10% of the wine saw barrel fermentation during the later stages of the fermentation. The Cabernet Sauvignon components were fermented to dryness, before being transferred to oak. Maturation was in approximately 20% French and 80% American oak, with about 30% of this being new oak.

 

 

£ 100.00 / Bottle £ 199.99 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 1

Fox Creek-Fox & Hounds-Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon-2002-750mL

A special McLaren Vale Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon blend from the excellent 2002 vintage. Originally made for a private client from Fox Creek's own grapes, it was for sale to private customers and not available for normal retail sale. The blend in this wine is 60% Shiraz and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. The Shiraz was fermented on skins for 8 days and about 10% of the wine saw barrel fermentation during the later stages of the fermentation. The Cabernet Sauvignon components were fermented to dryness, before being transferred to oak. Maturation was in approximately 20% French and 80% American oak, with about 30% of this being new oak.

 

 

£ 8.66 / Bottle £ 19.99 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 12

Fox Creek-Fox & Hounds-Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon-2003-1.5L

The wine is bright cherry red with a darker plum coloured core. The nose shows liquorice and dark fruits, toasty oak with a chocolatey rum & raison aroma. The entry to the palate is soft with a rich solid palate that is typically McLaren Vale, with blackcurrant and stewed plum flavours. The structure is typical of Fox Creek showing ripe fruit tannin with integrated oak complexity.

£ 29.95 / Bottle £ 36.00 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 6

Fox Creek-Fox & Hounds-Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon-2003-750mL

Appears bright cherry red with a darker plum coloured core. The nose shows licorice and dark fruits, toasty oak with a chocolatey rum & raisin aroma. The entry to the palate is soft with a rich solid palate that is typically McLaren Vale, with blackcurrant and stewed plum flavours. The structure is typical of Fox Creek showing ripe fruit tannin with integrated oak complexity.

£ 6.10 / Bottle £ 22.00 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 12

Fox Creek-JSM-Shiraz Cabernet-2001-750mL

A bright wine with a red rim and a darker plum coloured core. Spicy red cherry and dark cherry combination with a smoky character derived from 15 months in oak. There are also hints of caramel from barrel maturation and pepper from the Shiraz component in the wine. As a young wine, the entry to the palate is soft yet fresh. In the mouth the wine expands to give a range of flavours from cherry and dark berries to a spice-like quality. The tannins are firm, but soft enough so as to complement the fruit weight. The wine has a sweet middle palate, but finishes dry.
£ 8.44 / Bottle £ 23.85 / Bottle
Sold by: Pack Size 12
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