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.
Plum, raspberry and aniseed aromas carry onto the palate where a soft tannin structure combine with dark berries, cherry and vanilla to create mouth-watering complexity.
Item Code: ITM2881
A medium-bodied blend showing rich plum, rhubarb and spice with toasty oak and soft tannins.
Item Code: ITM5373
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
Inviting and satisfying in equal measure, this Shiraz delivers blackberry, boysenberry, white pepper and mint. Serve it with barbequed lamb and watch it fly.
Item Code: ITM6192
Vibrant aromas of dark berries with hints of mocha and oak. Ripe flavours of mulberry and cassis burst from the palate followed by smooth chocolate oak and supple tannins. A young, fresh Shiraz with excellent drinkability.
Item Code: ITM4231