2016 Shiraz

$16.00

2016 Shiraz – Sourced from our Captain Block and DJ Blocks this Shiraz is a richly flavoured wine with a lovely harmony between the ripe fruit flavours and the savoury elements

Wine Type

Red Wines

Wine Style

Medium Bodied Red Wine

Year

2016

Oak Treatment

Selected new and seasoned French and American oak hogsheads

Cellaring

While drinking well on release this wine will continue to develop well. James Halliday: Drink by 2020

Serve

16°C – 20°C

Food Pairing

Rich Meat, BBQ

Tasting Notes

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Appearance

Deep ruby red

Nose

Aromas of dark berries, plums and spice with subtle savoury oak

Palate

Medium to full bodied with generous fruit flavours and a supple mouth feel. The long finish is complimented by fine dusty tannins

Specifications

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Growing Region

Upper Hunter Valley

Technical Details

Alcohol: 13.0% v/v pH: 3.66 Ta: 6.8g/L

Grape Variety

Shiraz

Awards

– GOLD – Le Concours des Vins du NSW 2014
– GOLD 5 Stars – WineState Magazine Hunter Valley Tasting – Edition out Nov/Dec 2014.

90 points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015 "Deep crimson, bright; a fragrant bouquet of red and blue fruits are offset by a fine seasoning of spicy oak; mid-weight on the palate with taut acidity and fine tannins remaining on the fresh finish. Great value."
Silver – Riverina Wine Show 2013
90 points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2014 – "Deep crimson, bright; a fragrant bouquet of red and blue fruits are offset by a fine seasoning of spicy oak; mid weight on the palate with taut and fine tannins remaining on the fresh finish. Great value"
Cellar to 2020
4½ glasses – Highly recommended. Wines of great quality, style and character, worthy of a place in any cellar.
Special Value: Wines considered to offer special value for money.

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