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.
Made from the outstanding 2013 vintage, this wine displays a vibrant bouquet of plum, chocolate and spice. Intensely flavoured and richly structured with a firm lingering finish.
Item Code: ITM5925
Rich dark and red fruit, mocha, spice and French oak on the nose. A soft, juicy palate with fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity. An elegant yet subtle wine with excellent length.
Item Code: ITM6774
The wine displays aromas and flavours of juicy red and dark fruits interwoven with a strong peppery spice. Soft tannins frame the wine and leads to a long, savoury finish.
Item Code: ITM6043
The perfect blend of sweet and savoury. This wine displays dark fruit, cherry, nutmeg and pepper on the nose. On the palate blackberry and plum flavours provide lift and vibrancy while savoury characters and persistent tannins add structure and balance.
Item Code: ITM6044
Full purple-crimson; combines power and seemingly effortless elegance; there is some oak alongside the black cherry and plum fruits on the bouquet and palate, and the fruit caresses the palate with the lightest footfall. These '11 De Iuliis Shirazs can be drunk now without any hesitation, but will have a very long future as they show increasing regional thumbprints. James Halliday
Item Code: 28962
This is an opulent Shiraz with rich chocolate and raisin aromas followed by earthy vanilla overtones and spice. The palate shows lovely oak with spicy berry fruit, good acidity and excellent length.
Item Code: ITM4702
Complex, earthy, a bit of whole bunch funk wrapped around a core of bright red and black cherry fruit. Oak, tannins and acid are all just so. It is is a wine you can drink with gusto or sit back with for quiet contemplation – it has it all. Top cool-climate Syrah that will do you proud now or in years to come.
Item Code: ITM6588
“Deepish purple/red colour, youthful looking and bright. The aroma is subtle but fresh and bright, while the palate is again subtle and fresh, soft and approachable, with mild tannins and a good degree of elegance. The wine is deliciously fine, elegant and subtle, with medium-weight and fine-grained tannins. A classy medium-bodied shiraz.” Huon Hooke
Item Code: ITM1195
This medium-bodied Syrah shows great depth of flavour and complexity. There are aromas and flavours of violet, spice and black cherry with subtle white pepper notes, while supple chalky tannins provide structure and great ageing potential.
Item Code: ITM3721
This limited release Shiraz boasts complex aromas of plum, blackcurrant, dark chocolate and clove. A pool of black berry fruits immerse the palate, which is made more complex by gentle waves of mocha, liquorice and black pepper. The oak is balanced and welcoming, and the tannins persistent. A simply beautiful wine.
Item Code: ITM4585
Dark purple in colour, this wine presents aromas of blackcurrant, chocolate and spice. The palate opens up with rich, ripe dark fruits, juicy cassis and soft spices, while fine-grained tannins lead into a well-balanced finished.
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Item Code: ITM3049
Seamless, understated and elegant, this wine is an exemplary Barossa Shiraz. The fruit used to make this wine is from vines dating back to 1906. Rich, layers of dark berries are concentrated on the palate with silky tannins and well-integrated oak. A fine Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7362
Crafted by a Barossa icon, this wine powerful yet balanced drop. the Full-bodied and loaded with dark fruits, toasted oak and plush tannins. A distictive Barossa Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7359
"Cabernet shiraz. Step into a lake of tannin and be enveloped by full-bodied depth of flavour. Blackcurrant, saltbush, ground coffee, juicy blackberry. It's well integrated, big on power, mouth-puckering and lengthy. A long future is assured." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM6551
Dark purple in colour, this vintage presents aromas of blackcurrant, chocolate and spice. The palate opens up revealing rich, ripe dark fruits with juicy cassis and soft spices, before the finely grained tannins lead into a well-balanced finished. With incredible flavour intensity and great depth, this elegant wine carries all the iconic characteristics of a great Barossa Shiraz.
Item Code: 29927
Deep purple-crimson; imposes itself from the first whiff of the expressive bouquet, the first sip of the palate, yet does so with style (and guile); the aromas and flavours are complex, yet seamlessly moulded in a supple display of black and red fruits, the tannins equally supple, the French oak totally integrated and balanced.
Item Code: ITM7096