Harewood Estate hasn’t stopped exploring what this epically diverse region can offer, with a lesser-used blend of shiraz and temp, delivering an intriguing wine of depth and mystery. While the usual suspects of rich raspberry and blackcurrant fruits offer enticing aromatics, it’s the palate that screams uniqueness and individuality. Leathery notes, chewy tannins and loads of tobacco leaf, cigar box and licorice all dance in unified rhythm while the spicy pepper and mocha finish complete the story. Harewood really do deliver on quality and the ‘Fo are always more than happy to deliver on price. Pair with a roquette-loaded salad of dijon, onions and strips of grilled beef.
Full price $29.50 from the winery on 27 April 2020.
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- Great Southern
- Alcohol by Vol.
- Bottle Vol
- Blend Info
- 79% Shiraz, 21% Tempranillo
- Serving Temp.
Originally established in 1988, Harewood Estate is today owned by ex-Howard Park winemaker, James Kellie and his family. Since purchasing the winery in 2003, we have seen Harewood's reputation skyrocket to stardom in the past 10 years. Establishing itself as one of Western Australia's best wineries, they are celebrated for their award-winning cool climate red and white wines. The recipient of 9 consecutive Halliday 5 Red Star ratings since being in Kellie's hands, we anticipate many more accolades to come for this classy producer.
Great Southern is, believe it or not, the country's largest wine region at 200km east to west, and 100km north to south. No surprise then, that the countryside and climate changes dramatically from end to end, and that there are five subregions: maritime Albany; neighbouring Denmark; Frankland River, favouring Bordeaux reds; cooler Mount Barker renowned for stunning Riesling; and even cooler, granitic, continental Porongorup where Cabernet defers to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. As a large region to source from, variety and style can vary immensely, but you can count on quality, as there are so many great vines to choose from.
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