Shiraz 2018 - Black Market Deal #38689
- Textured, savoury
This syrah is from the town of Great Western, in the Grampians region of Western Victoria. This small town is famous for having some of the country’s oldest shiraz vines and producing bold and compelling reds that are a bit fuller than many Victorian wines. This wine, made by a small producer, is medium bodied with an intriguing palate that starts with herbaceous notes and then moves to red plums, and then to blackberries and classic Grampians Dutch licorice. It’s really compelling with abundant fine tannins, and very broad appeal.
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Full price $35.00 from the producer.
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The Grampians wine region is a tiny appellation, and has certainly earned its individuality since the first vines were planted there in 1862. Industry stalwarts such as Best's and Seppelt have stood since the gold rush era, and boast extensive underground cellars thanks to the miners' skills. The region is best known for its spicy, ageworthy Shiraz, but Best's also maintain a tiny patch of the oldest Pinot Meunier in the world - the 'Old Vines' Pinot Meunier makes sommeliers go nuts (P.S. their 'Young Vines' are still 30-40 years of age!).