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Auswines Shiraz Special

Auswines Shiraz Special – Six bottles of Shiraz from around the regions.

Producer: Colour: Mixed Case

£70.95 £65.00 per case

Soldiers Block Shiraz

Soldiers Block Shiraz

Soldiers Block Shiraz – Delicate red fruit and herbal aromas open up to a palate of ripe mulberry and plum fruit. the fine grained tannin and vanilla from the oak, work in balance to deliver a wine of poise and elegance.

Soldiers Block 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

You can see our full range of Soldiers Block wines at https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/soldiers-block/

To see more information on the producer go to https://boutinot.com/wines/soldiers-block-shiraz-victoria/pdf/

 

59 in stock

Murphy Vineyard Shiraz

Murphy Vineyard Shiraz

Murphy Vineyard Shiraz

This attractive, fruit-driven Shiraz comes from the Murphy family’s vineyards in Australia’s Murray Darling region where they have grown grapes since 1909.
Cherry red with hints of dark plum and chocolate on the nose. The wine is seamlessly balanced with sweet lifted fruit, subtle oak and soft tannins, a delicious wine made to enjoy now.

Harvested at full ripeness, the grapes were crushed and fermented on skins for seven days with regular pumpovers to extract colour and flavour. After pressing, the wine was aged with select French and American oak before blending and bottling.

The Murphy family have grown grapes in the Murray Darling region of Australia, part of the Big Rivers, since 1909. They build on this experience to create their fruit-driven wines.
The grape selection and winemaking practices at Murphy Vineyards aim to highlight the fruit flavours with these appealing wines that show ripe fruit aromas and soft, rich palates. Murphy Vineyards have selected, from their own plantings, Chardonnay and Shiraz grapes of good sound quality which have displayed true varietal expression in the final wine.

Inviting on the nose with rich fruit aromas & medicinal hints. On the palate big, rich & soft all the way through with lovely bramble & blackberry fruit flavours followed by just a hint of spice. Fantastic value at this price

To see our range of Murphy Vineyard product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/murphy-vineyard/

59 in stock

Katnook Founders Block Shiraz

Katnook Founders Block Shiraz

Katnook Founders Block Shiraz

Shiraz shines in Coonawarra and the Founder’s Block has a generous depth of ripe flavour showing varietal red berry fruit qualities with hints of pepper and liquorice. The juicy palate is underscored with gentle sweet vanilla oak and complemented by fine grained tannins.

Katnook Founder’s Block wines are named in honour of the original land holding of John Riddoch, the founder of Coonawarra.
The Founder’s Block range is styled for everyday enjoyment, inviting a modern generation of wine consumers to explore the pleasures of Coonawarra wine. The wines are grounded in the past but genuinely focused on the present. They are honest, fruit driven, harmonious and shine with pure Coonawarra character.

Katnook Founders Block Shiraz has the following characteristics;
Tasting Notes
Palate: Vibrant raspberry and blackberry with a touch of chocolate and peppery spice. Subtle vanillin oak characters with soft, lingering tannins on the finish.
Vineyard Notes
Coonawarra’s 2016 vintage was an early one. An ideal growing season of slightly above average temperatures and dry conditions produced outstanding cool climate style Shiraz fruit harvested at optimum maturity.
Food Pairing Notes
Roast beef, pork ribs with BBQ sauce or grilled vegetable lasagna.

Additional Information: This wine is vegetarian and vegan friendly. 

This generous Coonawarra Shiraz is brimming with spicy and red fruit flavours, coupled with gentle tannins.

To see our full range of Katnook product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/katnook-estate/

To see more information on the Katnook winery go to https://www.katnookestate.com.au/

Katnook Founder’s Block wines are named in honour of the original land holding of John Riddoch, the founder of Coonawarra.

The Founder’s Block range is styled for everyday enjoyment, inviting a modern generation of wine consumers to explore the pleasures of Coonawarra wine. The wines are grounded in the past but genuinely focused on the present. They are honest, fruit driven, harmonious and shine with pure Coonawarra character.

 

48 in stock

Allegory Shiraz

Allegory Shiraz

Allegory Shiraz – The Allegory Shiraz is an opulent, full-bodied wine with excellent concentrated fruit flavours and soft approachable palate. It will drink well now and will develop complex aging characters of rich earth, leather and forest floor over the next 5 years.

Shiraz has distinct identities in its Australian home – the wines of Barossa, McLaren Vale, Hunter Valley, Great Southern and Margaret River all express different stories. This  Shiraz shows the Southwestern version of the grape in classic, juicy style – fruit-forward, plush, and downright delicious!

This shiraz displays all the strengths and beneficial flavour characteristics common to the regions which comprise the blend. Vibrant, ripe and alluring raspberry, cherry and blackberry aromas are beautifully complemented by subtle vanilla and baking spice accents, and all these elements flow through to the palate where they mingle with gentle mocha and cinnamon notes. The mouthfeel is silky soft yet with sufficient tannin grip to retain flavour on the mid-palate and provide a pleasant lingering aftertaste of pure Shiraz satisfaction.

Enjoy now or keep for the next five years.

For more information on our full range of Allegory wines go to:  https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/allegory/

For more information on the winery go to https://www.burchfamilywines.com.au/

The family owned business started in 1986 with the label Howard Park, its roots deeply imbedded in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. Today Howard Park sources fruit for its iconic wines from family owned vineyards throughout Leston and Allingham vineyards in Margaret River, and Mt Barrow and Abercrombie vineyards in the Great Southern.

Since 1992, Allegory have been producing an exciting range of contemporary, cool climate wines inspired by the wild, coastal and pure characteristics of Australia’s South West. Ranging from a vibrant Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot to a sweet Moscato, the flavour of the fruit is the primary character for all the Allegory wines. Located in Western Australia’s popular wine region, Allegory is regarded as one of best wineries in Margaret River. Life can’t be taken too seriously so come and join us in the madness.

 

35 in stock

16 Stops McLaren Vale Shiraz

16 Stops Shiraz

16 Stops Shiraz – This deep coloured Shiraz is youthful and vibrant, with a lovely dark fruit and spiced plum character on the nose. The oak supports rather than masks the fruit, which is bright and lively yet plush and fleshy on the palate. The tannins are ripe and silky, giving the wine a texture that is unusual at this price.

The grapes are selected from multiple vineyard sites in South Australia, with much of the blend coming from vineyards around the Willunga district. The vines are mainly planted with a north-south row orientation, primarily with clone 1654. This is the clone widely regarded as producing the best Shiraz in the McLaren Vale region. The vines are mainly hand pruned.

The 16 Stops wines are made at the Willunga 100 winery under the watchful eye of consultant winemaker Tim James, with much of the fruit sourced from the same vineyards. The wines blend the fruit from the McLaren Vale with that of the Adelaide Hills to combine the best of both areas, with riper flavours from the McLaren Vale, and fresh, mineral notes from the Adelaide Hills.

The name 16 Stops comes from the number of stops on the railway line from Adelaide to the Vineyard.

To see the full range of Willunga 100 wines go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/willunga-100/

To find out more about the winery go to https://www.willunga100.com/

16 Stops Shiraz

44 in stock

Trentham Estate Shiraz

Trentham Estate Shiraz

Trentham Estate Shiraz

THE GRAPES Shiraz, also known as Syrah, is thought to originate from the Rhone Valley in France and it continues to be the most predominant variety in this region. In 1831 James Busby collected cuttings from France and brought them to Australia. By the 1860’s Shiraz was established as one of the most important grape varieties in Australia and has developed an excellent reputation and is sought after worldwide.

THE VINTAGE ‘Late but great’ sums up the 2017 vintage. Good rain in spring, followed by mild weather and only short heat waves resulted in grapes ripening slowly on the vine. It was certainly an unusually late harvest but the wines are something to be proud of – well balanced fruit, plenty of flavour and distinct varietal aromas.

THE WINEMAKING Once harvested, the grapes were de-stemmed and pumped into the fermentation vessel. The fruit was fermented on skins for 7 days before pressing. After pressing, the wine was matured in a combination of new and aged French and American oak barrels. The wine was then blended and bottled in June 2017.

THE WINE Dark vibrant red in colour with lifted aromas of black cherry and chocolate. On the palate concentrated dark fruit flavours are complimented by subtle oak characters of mocha and spice. Full bodied and well-structured with firm ripe tannins providing balance and length.

THE FOOD Excellent match with any grilled red meat or a rich casserole.

ANALYSIS Varietal: Shiraz Alcohol: 14.5% Acid: 6.4 g/l pH: 3.51 Sweetness: Dry

Trentham Estate Shiraz is one of the range from the Trentham’ s winery which has been operating since 1988, where it has grown from the initial 30 tonne crush to a minimal but state-of-the-art facility handling up to 5,000 tonnes of premium fruit each vintage. It allows the flexibility to perform different winemaking styles, resulting in the diverse and always consistent Trentham Estate wines.

For more information on the winery go to https://trenthamestate.com.au/the-trentham-story

To see our full range of Trentham Estate product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/trentham-estate/

 

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