The Forager Shiraz

The Forager Shiraz

2017 Shiraz
Clare Valley, SA

Single Bottle $25.00 Rich plum and dark chocolate flavours with good length and silky tannins

From $22.50 per bottle

95 Points 2020 Halliday Wine Companion
95 Points 2020 Halliday Wine Companion

Wine Details

Region
Clare Valley
Vintage
2017
Type
Red Wine
Variety
Shiraz
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
14.5%
PH
3.33
Acidity
7.21
Sugar
<1.0
Closure
Screw Cap
Vineyard Notes
Taken off the Castine Family Morella Estate’s Golf Course Block. Red loam over limestone with an easterly orientation protecting the block from hot afternoon burn. Machine harvested in the cool of the early morning March 2017.
Colour
Ruby crimson halo deepening to deep dark blood red.
Bouquet
Intense spice, ripe plum and subtle French oak.
Palate
Rich, sweet, dark forest berries with intense spice balanced by fine by firm tannins. Some mocha chocolate and coffee cradled in fine savory tannins. Passion contained.
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
Drinking now or medium term 6 to 8 years.
Food Matches
Australia Day BBQ steak and French fries or thin crispy pizza with fresh basil scattered.

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