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.
"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
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
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
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
A well-balanced blend of 67% Shiraz and 33% Grenache. Fragrant aromas of plum, strawberry and spice follow onto palate of intense bright fruit expression with hints of pepper and spice. French oak and fine tannins provide structure and elegance.
Item Code: ITM6407
Vibrant aromas of mulberry and plum with hints of coffee, spice and charcuterie. The palate is plush and softly textured with layers of ripe black fruit flavours with undertones of liquorice and spice. Velvety tannins provide structure and texture and lead to a lovely long finish.
Item Code: ITM21128
"Rustic appeal here. It's almost as though it's got the scruffed hair but clean pressed shirt look going on. Boysenberry and plum line up side by side. A kick of earth is met by smokey feels with a soft touch of tannin helping it along the way. Baking spices chime it at the death too lingering long - nice touch that. It's a damn easy slurp, that's for sure. The type of wine you'd take to a gathering of friends and be proud to share - and you'll win a few more friends for your trouble. Great stuff!" QWine Reviews
Item Code: ITM15581
"Just another $30 McLaren Vale shiraz? Absolutely not. This is profoundly exciting, another masterpiece from Peter Fraser, Wine Companion Winemaker of the Year '16. It's not often I'm tempted to sneakily swallow half a mouthful of a wine, it's almost as if an unseen force refuses to let me actually drink a little. The wine is spicy, textured, with a rainbow of dark fruit flavours - bloody gorgeous." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM21592
An opulent Shiraz that's built to last. This gem is perfect for the serious red wine lover in all of us. Normally retailing for $70 at the cellar door, as a special mystery deal this wine can be yours for only $35.99 per bottle and only $34.99 in a straight six-pack.
Item Code: ITM22259
"A magnificently maturing shiraz, this is immensely appealing. The complex bouquet shows blackberry, dried cherry, vanilla, chocolate tart and cake spice aromas, leading to a powerfully expressed palate that is fleshy and velvety. The wine offers terrific fruit intensity as well as seductive savoury nuances, wonderfully framed by silky tannins." Sam Kim
Item Code: ITM22113
"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