About Shiraz Red Wine

About Shiraz Red Wine
Shiraz is made in several countries, but the best-known versions are from Australia. Known as Syrah in other countries, Shiraz is a rich red wine known for its blackberry and plum flavors and moderate tannins. Some examples also have a good amount of pepper, tobacco, licorice and black spice apparent on the palate as well.

Top Picks for Shiraz

Wakefield 2019 The Pioneer Shiraz
95 points
$140
Intense and richly decadent now; this is a Syrah that will likely shine brightest at around 10 to 12 years old.
Mt. Monster 2022 Single Vineyard Shiraz
94 points
$13
Best Buy
Just damn tasty Syrah! A little bit Aussie, a little bit Cali, and a little bit riper vintage Rhone while being all around delicious.
94 points $13 Best Buy
Morambro Creek 2021 Single Vineyard Shiraz
94 points
$25
This rich and complex Shiraz is a natural pairing for some bacon wrapped dates and grilled filet.
Pertaringa 2021 Belonging To The Hills Reserve Shiraz
94 points
$37
Give this a few years of cellar age and pair this with a grass fed rack of lamb; really just beautiful.
Sidewood 2022 Estate Shiraz
94 points
$17
Best Buy
Fruity and savory, this would make a distinctive house red that definitely deserves a second glass; a funky nose with tantalizing fruit on the palate.
94 points $17 Best Buy
Wakefield 2020 St Andrews Shiraz
94 points
$50
Just beautiful intensity and concentration of fruit; great now but should evolve with time.
St. Andrews 2019  Shiraz
94 points
$53
A spicy, meaty Bench Mark Australian Shiraz with lots of crushed fruit; would be an excellent accompaniment for salumi or gamey meats.
Awards: 2022 Best Shiraz
Mt Yengo 2020  Shiraz
94 points
$22
A delicious and delightfully savory and spicy Shiraz that is sure to please.
Morambro Creek 2020  Shiraz
94 points
$25
This rich and full Shiraz with savory and herbal notes will pair well with pork or lamb dishes.
Tyrrell’s 2021 Rufus Stone Shiraz
94 points
$25
A juicy, toothsome Aussie Shiraz with delicious berry and herb flavors in fine balance.