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2018 estate shiraz et al

2018 estate shiraz et al


$20.00

$18.00

colour

Deepest crimson with purple hues.

aroma

Primary fruit aromas of plums, raspberries and ripe blueberries mixed with aniseed and spice from the use of oak.

palate

The palate exhibits a complex mixture of spice and fruit. White pepper, juicy plums and ripe red berries are all evident and are well supported by seasoned French oak. The tannins are soft, round, persistent and very fleshy

cellaring

This wine is ready for drinking now, but will find further complexity over the next two to three years.

vintage

The 2018 Growing season was stellar resulting in an excellent vintage. A warm yet very even and long growing season resulted in wines with an amazing concentration of flavour. One of the very best Shiraz vintages I have seen in our region.

winemaking

The fruit for this not-quite southern Rhône blend was sourced from various mesoclimates throughout the Walcliffe area of the Margaret River wine region.The ferments were managed with a combination of plunging and pump overs. Some batches were basket pressed and then transferred to large seasoned oak barrels for maturation over 12–15 months.

region

Margaret River 

varieties

Shiraz
Malbec
Cabernet Sauvignon

analysis

  • Alcohol: 15.0%
  • pH: 3.61
  • Acidity (TA):  6.10 g/L 

Wood roasted sirloin with harissa.

royal adelaide wine show 2019

Best blend in show

perth royal wine awards 2019

sydney royal wine awards 2019