Coming December 2021. Pinot Noir and Shiraz may seem like an odd couple, but this uniquely Australian blend has a noble history and is currently making a major resurgence. Mixed berry, floral and soft spice aromas open to a vibrant palate of sour cherry and red fruit flavours with undertones of dark plum, blueberry, light licorice and spice. Silky tannins and bright acidity complete this juice and energetic blend. 30 Labels included.
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Pinot Noir finds its home in cooler growing regions around the world. Known at the ‘heartbreak grape’ Pinot Noir is very difficult to grow but it is definitely worth the effort. Pinot Noir at its best is silky, deceptively powerful and elegantly subtle. Pinot Noir is the grape French Burgundies are made with... which are consistently the most expensive wines in the world. Pinot Noir is a great wine for every cellar as it’s a great cross-over wine for food pairing.
Due to the popularity of Australian wines this grape is now probably better known to most wine drinkers as Shiraz, however in France (its original home) and most growing regions of the world it is still known as Syrah. While largely a blending grape in the Rhone region wines of France, most other growing regions feature Shiraz on its own. Look for nice berry flavours with a lively spiciness- very enjoyable.
Murray Darling is named for two of Australia’s longest rivers, which run through the vast region and provide vital irrigation. Part of the Riverland Region it is hot and dry, with long sunny days balanced by cool nights. The loamy and sandy soils are unique to the Murray River system and nourish strong vines. Together the heat, rivers and soils produce grapes which create soft and flavourful wines.
Dry wines like Cabernet and Pinot Grigio have no perceptible amount of sweetness to the drinker and will often be detected as having a drying character in the mouth.
Great for food, medium bodied wines typically have alcohol levels below 14% and less oak.
Most red wines will have at least a medium oak level as it is an expected part of the taste of a red wine.