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.
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
Plush black and red fruits, spicy liquorice and black pepper on the palate. This wine is complex, smooth and full-bodied - indulgence in a bottle. Long length and impressive balance, this is a cracking drop.
Item Code: ITM7025
Ripe plums and strawberries on the nose. The palate is all about the fruit - juicy, fresh and lively with a hint of spice. Savoury characters from the Tempranillo keeps the fruit in check and give the wine a satisfying finish. A great mid-week wine.
Item Code: ITM7568
A 60/40 blend this wine shows rich Shiraz flavours of plums, chocolate and spice, while the Grenache adds juicy red summer berry fruit resulting in a luscious palate. Flavoursome, well-structured and ready to drink right now this is a cracking wine.
Item Code: ITM7839
Big generous flavours of plum, dark berries and spice on the nose and palate, backed by silky tannins. A smooth, well-rounded and enjoyable wine – think Friday night, pizza and a movie.
Item Code: ITM5954
A briliiant rendition of the blend. Enticing aromas of blueberry, spice and earth with mint chocolate undertones. The palate is rich and ripe, balanced by fine tannins and good acidity.
Item Code: ITM6217
An inviting bouquet of dark fruits, chocolate and Christmas cake spice. The palate is full-bodied with a rich abundance of fruit flavours balanced by subtle oak characters and smooth tannins.
Item Code: ITM5057
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
Full round mouthfeel of dark fruits, cherry and blueberry that are well supported by fine tannins. A fantastic easy-to-drink Shiraz that's ready to go right now.
Item Code: ITM4632
Lifted aromas of blackberry, plum and black pepper lead onto a rich, juicy palate of dark berry fruits and spice. Well-integrated oak and fine tannins add structure, balance and persistence.
Item Code: ITM5932
"Striking purple as it hits the glass, blackberry pastille, chocolate, spice,
cured meats. Medium to full bodied, intense and juicy dark pastille fruit flavour, with spice and dried mint and herbs, pleasing almost graphite tannin, clean acidity, and a sexy-time finish of succulence and length." Gary Walsh
Item Code: ITM7600
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 powerful yet subtle Shiraz. Pure flavours of plums, blackberries and cassis balanced by spice and earthy characters. Round, soft tannins add texture and length. A fine example of a Hunter Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM3686
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
Fragrant on the nose with aromas of dark fruits and spice. A complex palate with flavours of plum and blackberry interweave with fine savoury tannins. Bright and fresh with good length this is a wine of excellent drinkability
Item Code: ITM3679
This is a heart-warming and delicious wine with deep notes of dark berry, fresh leather, vanilla and rounded tannins.
Item Code: ITM5004
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
This elegant Shiraz offers white pepper, dark cherry, blueberry and plum framed by silky tannins and nuances of toasty oak.
Item Code: ITM4939
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
“En Garde! I love the Riposte range, with each varietal represented by a different sword, and the Cutlass is among my Autumn favourites. Much like its namesake, the wine itself is powerful and elegant, with ripe plum and black cherries, a touch of white pepper and silky-smooth tannins.” Cherie Nicholas, Personal Wine Advisor
Item Code: ITM6502
A generous serve of plum aromas with a hint of cracked black pepper move onto a full-bodied palate that’s balanced by soft tannins and sweet fruit. An exceptional wine that over delivers against its price point.
Item Code: ITM5551
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: ITM15336
Rich blue and black fruits combine with meaty and spicy notes in this fabulous Eden Valley Shiraz. It’s a wine of power and structure but a surprising lightness of touch. Great Shiraz for now or later.
Item Code: ITM6798
Blended with a dash of Durif (aka Petite Sirah) for added complexity, this is a modern Shiraz with a twist. Loaded with rich dark fruit flavours and classy oak characters, this full-bodied Barossa will cellar gracefully.
Item Code: ITM7586
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