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Henschke Hill of Grace Gift Set Limited Edition

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Henschke Hill of Grace Gift Set Limited Edition

Original Gift Box ; Case of 2 Bottles - Standard - 750ml

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1 x 2006 Henschke Shiraz Hill of Grace   +HK$0.00
1 x 2005 Henschke Shiraz Hill of Grace   +HK$0.00

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Wine Name2006 Henschke Shiraz Hill of Grace
Vintage2006
Bottle sizeStandard - 750ml
ABV14.5%
ProducerHenschke
VarietalShiraz
VineyardHill of Grace
Wine typeRed
AppellationEden Valley
CountryAustralia
RegionSouth Australia
Sub-regionBarossa
Drink between2014 - 2030
RP97
Wine Name2005 Henschke Shiraz Hill of Grace
Vintage2005
Bottle sizeStandard - 750ml
ABV14.5%
ProducerHenschke
VarietalShiraz
VineyardHill of Grace
Wine typeRed
AppellationEden Valley
CountryAustralia
RegionSouth Australia
Sub-regionBarossa
Drink between2013 - 2040
RP99
WS98
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Henschke is a family-owned, 148-year-old Australian winery, located in Keyneton, South Australia in the Eden Valley wine region. It produces the 'Hill of Grace', one of Australia's "cult wines", and was considered Australia's second best wine by James Halliday in 2009.Johann Christian Henschke, born on 24 December 1803, was from Silesia, and fled his homeland for Australia in 1841. In 1862 he purchased land in what now is called Keyneton. In 1868 he produced the first vintage of about 300 gallons of wine. In 1891 his son Paul Gotthard Henschke bought some land near the Gnadenberg Church; that land is now known as 'the Hill of Grace vineyard'. In the 1950s, Henschke started focusing on table wine instead of fortified wine that was more common in Australia at that time. In 1979 Stephen and Prue Henschke took over the running of the winery after Stephen's father Cyril died.In 2009, Henschke was asked to join Australian wine alliance, Australia’s First Families of Wine.Henschke is best known for 'Hill of Grace', a Shiraz based wine first produced in the 1958 vintage, which was classified as "Exceptional", the highest ranking in Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine, in 2005. Hill of Grace is produced from vines planted in the 1860s. Henscke also produces a wide range of other wines; many are from shiraz grapes, but there are also wines and blends from cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, merlot, grenache, mourvèdre, cabernet franc, semillon, chardonnay, riesling, gewürztraminer, viognier, pinot gris and muscat.