food and wine
Half case: £46.46
Full case: £88.02
Our Shiraz is sourced from ancient Victorian soils in order to achieve a wine with greater finesse, purity and structure as well as typical eucalypt flavours and saline finish associated with the area. Picked at night and crushed within an hour of picking before being sent to the fermentation tanks. The Shiraz grapes were fermented in temperature-controlled tanks maintained at 22 - 25ºC to avoid extracting any harsh tannins, with the fermentations pumped over to extract good colour. 20% of the final blend is barrel aged. The winemaker also added 5% Malbec at the end of the whole process - a sneaky technique that gives a mulberry fruit twist on the finish.
Bright, aromatic and juicy on the nose with just a touch of naughty bacon fat. True to the varietal, the tiny proportion of Malbec in this blend gives a flowery perfume. This vintage is our brightest, most dangerously drinkable Shiraz to date due to its fine, bright fruit and soft silky elegance.
Drink with Moroccan lamb tagine, roast vegetables and hard cheeses.
Catavinum 2018 - Silver
IWSC 2017 - Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 - Bronze
Catavinum 2016 - Silver
IWC 2016 - Silver
Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016 - Gold
ABV - 14%
CASE/BOTTLE SIZE - 6 x 75cl
REGION/COUNTRY - VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
GRAPE - SHIRAZ 95%, MALBEC 5%
FEATURES - VEGETARIAN, VEGAN
CLOSURE - SCREWCAP
WINEMAKER - SAMANTHA BAILEY
ALLERGEN INFO - CONTAINS SULPHITES AND NO OTHER ALLERGENS