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2017 Blue Pyrenees Shiraz

Cellar Door
$22.00
Club
$16.50
Varieties
Shiraz
Cabernet Sauvignon
Viognier
Vintage
2017
Country
Australia
Region
Pyrenes
Bottle size
750 mL
Drinking Window
2019 - 2024

Awards

Title
Silver Medal
Year
2019
Event
Victorian Wine Show
Title
Silver Medal
Year
2019
Event
Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
Title
Silver Medal
Year
2019
Event
Royal Melbourne Wine Awards
Description

RRP: $28.00
CELLAR DOOR: $22.00
WINE CLUB: $16.50

Eyes

Ruby red colour.

Nose

Aromas of spice & ripe red fruits over vanilla oak.

Mouth

The ripe red fruit notes give way to a sweet chocolate & vanilla mid palate, then regional licorice & a peppery finish. The soft tannin structure of this wine allows lingering fruit flavours to shine throughout the long dry finish.

Winemaking Notes

Shiraz produces Australia’s most notable dry red wines. The variety is very successful on sites that allow the vine to attain flavour ripeness whilst retaining balanced levels of sugar, tannin & acid. Blue Pyrenees Estate Vineyard is one such site. The 2017 Blue Pyrenees Shiraz is produced from many different parcels of Estate grown fruit, grown on low-yielding exposed vines creating a wine of intense flavours & naturally soft tannin yet with the classic rich Shiraz structure. The welcome wet 2016/2017 growing season provided great spring & summer rains, then was finished by a warm dry autumn which made ripening to optimum sugar balance possible. Maturation for 18 months in a combination of new to eight year old American & French oak barrels has added softness, texture & complexity to a wine of Pyrenees varietal fruit flavours.

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