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Katnook Estate Shiraz

Katnook Estate Shiraz

Katnook Estate Shiraz – This sophisticated wine displays the excellent structure, balance and generous palate weight that has come to be expected of Shiraz from the Coonawarra. Typical rich raspberry and spice predominate with subtle pepper and liquorice highlights.

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Producer: Colour: RedGrape: AustralianRegion: South Australia, CoonawarraAlcohol: 13.5%Vintage: 2011/2Flavours: , , , , , , , , Grape Details: ShirazVinification: Matured for approximately 18 months in a combination of American and French oak barriques. Of these, 26% were new American and 12% were new French. The balance of wine was matured in older, mostly American barrels.Cellaring: 8 to 12 yearsTasting: On the Nose: Attractive dark cherry, ripe plum and licorice aromas overlaid with complex oak characters, nutmeg and dark chocolate. On the Palate: The palate features a seamless flow of rich sweet fruit supported by oak maturation characters and fine supple tannins. The wine imparts a finish of impressive intensity and complexity of flavour.Food: Ideal with Pastas, red meats, particularly lamb and game bird.SKU: KATNO14

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Katnook Estate

The Katnook Estate is one of the most esteemed domains in this premier red wine district, Coonawarra. Katnook Estate’s vineyards occupy the prized “terra rossa” soil and premium varieties grown include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay with many vines being over 30 years old.

South Australia

Coonawarra is considered the most renowned wine region in Australia. It has the ‘terra rossa’ soils and some great winemakers, and subsequently responsible for some of the best wines produced in Australia. Most notably red wines and Cabernet Sauvignon in particular. The first vineyard was planted in the 1880s at Yallum, (John Riddoch’s). The region did not establish its reputation as a winemaking area until the 1950s when Wynns and Penfolds purchased acreage on the back of a resurgence in the table wine market. Investment by large and small companies led to expansion, securing Coonawarrra’s status as a great wine. The climate is regarded as Mediterranean. The main wine styles: Red – Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet-Merlot blend, Shiraz; White – Chardonnay.

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