While the variety is somewhat unheralded in this neck of the woods due to the dominant plantings and praise of cabernet, Margaret River shiraz of this quality is still something to behold, showing the two grapes can both be grown well in the same place.
Shiraz in these parts are lovely wines, with flavour profiles usually dependent on where in Margaret River it was grown.
Aromas of mulberry, licorice and black olive tapenade precede the mid-weight palate of black pepper and dark plum, held by fine-grained powdery tannins. Dense vivid fruit indicates significant ageing potential for this clean, robust, earthy drop.
Deep purple-black with a bright, red rim.
Vibrant, floral notes coupled with mulberry and blood plum fruits are married with complex and textural elements of fresh earth, peat and white pepper.
Medium-bodied with great drive and length of flavour. Vibrancy and purity of fruit are at the forefront of the style.
Will show youthful, perfumed notes with fresh fruit flavours upon release. For those after additional complexity and softness, five or more years of bottle age is suggested.
The 2019 growing season was not without challenge, but our mature vineyards, as always, excelled. A mild and very steady vintage allowed for slow, measured flavour and tannin development. The result is medium-bodied wines with lovely perfume and wonderful fine-boned tannin structures.
Sourced primarily from our mature vineyards in the Wilyabrup sub-region of Margaret River, this wine also contains one very special parcel of fruit from the more southern Karridale sub-region.
Hand-picked and cold soaked with 90% whole bunches. Wild fermentation. This wine was aged in seasoned large-format French oak for 9 months which led to lovely, savoury and peppery aromatics that define the unique style of Redbrook Estate Shiraz.
- Alcohol: 14.5%
Slow cooked pork shoulder with fennel and rosemary roasted pumpkin.
Sydney Royal Wine Awards 2023
Melbourne Royal Wine Awards 2022
Royal Queensland Wine Awards 2022
Perth Royal Wine Show 2022
Royal Hobart Wine Show 2022
Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2022
Margaret River Wine Show 2021
Perth Royal Wine Show 2021
Royal Hobart Wine Show 2021
National Wine Show of Australia 2023
International Wine Show Challenge 2023
Perth Royal Wine Awards 2023
Ray Jordan's Top 100 Reds 2023
A mighty good partner to the Cabernet from the same vintage. This is thick and densely concentrated with lashings of dark plum, fruitcake and rich dark chocolate. Add to that some mulberry and savoury oak influences and you have an outstanding example of Shiraz from the heart of Margaret River.
Erin Larkin, Halliday Wine Companion 2023
Hand picked, 90% whole bunches, wild ferment, matured for 9 months in old, large-format French oak. This kind of vinification should be more widespread in Margaret River, where the shiraz fruit doesn't respond as well to heavy doses of oak as it does in South Australia. It's a different beast here, responding to a soft hand, and this wine is testament to the goods that such an attitude can yield. Spicy, silky and plump: this is an elegant wine and it has been treated as such.
Huon Hooke, The Real Review 2023
Dusty dry earth/terracotta aromas greet the first nose, hints of brown spices, the palate full bodied and again drying and savoury, with those same baked earth notes. Closes with a firm grip of tannin.