Black Sparkling Shiraz (Disgorged 2014), Barossa Valley NV
Robert O'Callaghan, owner of Rockford Wines, is one of the heroes of the Australian wine industry. His wines are an impassioned statement of what he believes the Barossa stands for: They are a philosophy, a statement of place and of people. He produces the style of wine that has made the Barossa famous. Established in 1971, Rockford's vintage shed is equipped with winemaking equipment that is 50 to 100 years old that are still in operation. It is a living museum.