Tom Shobbrook Poolside Syrah 2017Tom Shobbrook
After moving back from Italy to Australia in 2007, Tom Shobbrook set about finding ways to bring all the experiences that he has had around the world to produce a new expression of Australian wines. Producing wines of freshness and structure, with potential for long aging, he, along with his contemporaries has made all of question what Australian wines can possibly be. Tom's Barossa Valley syrah and blends totally disrupts the archetype of inky, oak charged gasoline fruit bombs typically associated with the region's wines. His wines have acidity, salinity and far saner levels of alcohol. Along with contemporary James "Jauma" Erskine, they are the leading light of reference level natural wines of Australia.