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Fairview Broken Barrel 2012

(1 customer review)


A collector’s item of note! Introducing Broken Barrel #1, a handcrafted, one-off blend that breaks the mould through daring styles and adventurous blends. Our maiden batch tells the intriguing tale of Southern French and Iberian varieties. Who knows what Broken Barrel #2 will bring? Every release will be unique, limited and exclusively available from the farm and through Fairview online.

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The fruit was harvested very carefully by hand over a three-day period in the beginning of March 2014. Bunches were individually picked once each was perfectly ripe. Harvesting took place at approximately 22 brix. Packed into small lug boxes, the grapes were transported to a well-ventilated shed, where they were carefully laid out to dry on racks lined with straw. It took four weeks for the grapes to dry to a raisin state, by which time they had lost up to 75% of their moisture. The grapes were pressed and allowed to ferment in stainless steel tanks.

Additional Information
Wine Range

Regional Revival Range




Petite Sirah, Shiraz, Tannat, Tempranillo

Wine of Origin



Deep ruby red


Elegant dark fruits and mixed spice


Rich robust fruits flavours, balanced tannin structure and a gently oaked finish

Alcohol Percentage


Residual Sugar

3.8 g/l

Total Acid

5.2 g/l





Variety Percentage

Petite Sirah 42% Tempranillo 33% Tannat 17% Shiraz 8%

Food Pairing Ideas


Reviews (1)

1 review for Fairview Broken Barrel 2012

  1. Jean-Jacques

    Such a pity it is a limited edition! We loved this very special blend with a lot of character.
    Ideal with a nice piece of red meat.

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