The Lowe family history holds a number of colourful characters. Robert ‘Bobby’ Lowe was David’s Great Great Grandfather.
Much like David, Bobby was a community minded man. When, in 1863, he and his companion were bailed up by a local bushranger Bobby ‘levelled a gun he happened to have with him, the contents of which he lodged in the fellow’s neck and breast, which proved fatal.’ *
It was rumoured that from thereafter, those within the bushranging trade were heard to call “don’t try a Bobby Lowe on me” when confronted by a target with poise.
The new ‘Bobby Lowe’ Sparkling Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is made from organically grown grapes from Lowe’s Mudgee vineyards. “This is a wine with bright fruit flavours,” described David.
“Secondary fermentation at Peterson Champagne house and not left for any time on lees as the wine has built enough complexity from the maturation in large oak for nearly 3 years the objective to soften tannin and to remove the inherent fruitiness that often happens. Really a drink now style, again with a low level sugar dosage so that there is still a discernable grip of tannin to taste. You must have this sparkling cold."