Shiraz is Australia’s favourite variety, and its big, bold and full-bodied reds from regions such as the Barossa Valley have helped put Australia on the world wine map. Its spiritual home though is France’s Rhône Valley, where it is known as Syrah and produces wines typically lighter in body and alcohol. Sometimes Australian Shiraz is labelled as Syrah to indicate its specific style.
Vibrant aromas of dark cherry, licorice, and forest berries. The palate is loaded with juicy brambly fruits and backed by silky smooth tannins. A fantastic wine to crack open and share with friends over pizza and a movie or a Saturday night barbeque.
Item Code: ITM7026
Structure and complexity does not have to come at a cost. This classic Rhône valley blend delivers concentrated Morello cherry, spice and tobacco at an extremely modest price. A great match for spicy foods, red meats and cheeses, it is best served a little below room temperature, say 14-16°C.
Item Code: ITM5354
Bright berry, violet and pepper aromas follow onto the palate and intertwine with silky smooth tannins. Long, slender and elegant this is a stunning Syrah. You'll be quickly pouring another glass of this gem.
Item Code: ITM5623
The nose displays youthful bright red fruit which continues onto the palate. The palate is abundant with red fruits with a wonderful integration with soft savoury tannins, and the acid creating a well balanced, medium-bodied Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7020
An inviting nose with ripe red-berried fruit, plums and sweet spice. The palate begins with juicy fruit flavours of dark berries and cassis and then reveals undertones of savoury oak and spice. Soft tannin provide structure and balance. A expressive organic Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7623
Lifted notes of red berry and blackcurrants with hints of violets and herbaceous characters. The palate is densely layered with dark berries, plum and smoky spices. Fine tanins and well-integrated oak creates a supple mouthfeel, structure and depth.
Item Code: ITM7630
Classic McLaren Vale Shiraz from a top producer, made exclusively for The Wine Society at a bargain price. This one ticks all the boxes - it's rich and smooth with complex layers of dark berry fruits, coffee and chocolate and it is drinking beautifully now. It's no surprise that this is one of our bestselling wines.
Item Code: ITM5336
Lifted notes of plum, blackcurrant and blueberries with hints of savoury characters. The palate is vibrant and intensely flavoured with red fruit, blueberry and plum balanced by subtle savory oak. Velvety tannins and a restrained acid backbone provide texture, richness and length.
Item Code: ITM20296
The nose displays aromas of dark fruit, spice and pepper. The full-bodied palate bursts with dark berries and plum fruit flavours interwoven with peppery spice and subtle oak. Fine tannins add structure, depth and length on the finish.
Item Code: ITM15502
Intense aromas of blueberry and currants with hints of rosemary, sage, menthol and fennel. The palate explodes with bright forest berry fruit, supported by sweet, moreish tannins that saturates the mouth. Lovely length of fruit and flavours this is a fantastic wine that screams value for money. Ready to drink right now.
Item Code: ITM15540A
"A deep red wine with purple hues. This cool-climate Limestone Coast Shiraz exhibits a peppery, spicy aroma, a savoury palate and smooth texture. The fruit is bright and bold. Fresh plums dance with spice, silky tannins and an elegant finish" Mike Farmilo, winemaker
Item Code: ITM7830
The wine shows concentrated aromas of dark fruits and spice. On the palate there is a similar intensity with plum and blackberry characters enhanced by chocolate and black pepper spice. A really well-balanced and rewarding Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7587
Juicy, ripe layers of dark fruits and nice on both the nose and palate. Silky tannins provide a smooth mouthfeel and balance. An enjoyable drop that would be perfect with your Friday night pizza.
Item Code: ITM14509
White pepper and thyme aromas lead into a rounded palate of plum and blueberry characters. There's an attractive savoury element that adds interest, and is supported by fine, structural tannins.
Item Code: ITM4652
Rich, plum and flavoursome, this is a classic McLaren Vale Shiraz. Intense aromas of dark fruits with hints of oak and nutmeg. The palate is rich and vibrant with juicy fruit flavours balanced by silky tannins. Depth, complexity and length - it's all here.
Item Code: ITM7577
A blend of 63% Shiraz and 37% Pinot Noir, this wine has bucket loads of character. Bright cherry and violet aromas lead into a fleshy, juicy palate with rich mulberries, cherry and plums, backed by subtle hints of savoury spice and soft tannins. This is one flavour-packed wine to enjoy now.
Item Code: ITM7661
Crafted by the partnership behind Old Plains and Longhop, Tim Freeland and Domenic Torzi (Torzi Matthews), this wine is delicious Barossa Shiraz. Aromas of black fruits, chocolate and spice that open up onto a textural palate of blackberry fruit and earthy spice with good acidity and fine tannins for structure.
Item Code: ITM14470
Intense aromatics of dark fruits and spice lead onto a palate that is an easy drinking delight. Juicy fruits, bright acidity, and gentle tannins, this is a wine to drink time and time again - and at the price, you'll be more than happy to!
Item Code: ITM5454
This handcrafted wine is structured, complex and elegant. White pepper and thyme aromas lead into a palate that is full and rounded. Plum and blueberry flavours give way to an attractive savoury character, while fine tannins provide structure.
Item Code: ITM4650
Fresh and approachable rendition of Barossa Shiraz with bags of flavour and barbeque written all over it. Hard to imagine a red wine lover who won’t go for this.
Item Code: ITM6592
A perfumed nose of violet and spicy red fruit, opens up onto a silky palate of juicy red fruit interwoven with spicy oak and long, gentle tannins. A wine of good depth and balance.
Item Code: ITM6014
“Ripe dark fruits and plum aromas lead to a velvety smooth palate with flavours of plums, blackberries and vanilla. Soft tannins create good structure before a sensational long lingering finish. An archetypal Coonawarra Shiraz that’s a firm Society favourite” Malcolm Bates, Personal Wine Advisor
Item Code: ITM2711
"Intense nose of black fruits with coffee and spice notes. The palate is full and rich with excellent concentration of juicy black fruits. Nicely balanced and textured. Great value." Sarah Linhart, Wine Buyer
Item Code: ITM15370
“The colour isn’t particularly deep, but the hue is bright. The wine, too, is fresher and more lively than those of yore. The flavours span blackberry, plum and cherry, the tannins ripe and balanced in a medium-bodied palate. Large oak vats and smaller French and American barrels were used in maturation.” Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM18567
A blend of Shiraz, Malbec and Grenache this wine shows bright fruit dark fruit aromas with hints of aniseed and spice. The burst with flavours displaying juicy plum, dark cherry, red berries and hints of white pepper and spice, supported by French oak. Soft, round tannins and texture and excellent length. A wonderful wine to enjoy now.
Item Code: ITM21895