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2022 Shiraz, South-Eastern Australia

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14% RS: .05%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$19
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Hot Ticket
2022 Shiraz, South-Eastern Australia

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14% RS: .05%
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of carolina bbq pork, canned black fruit, vanilla, and plum and purple flowers with a velvety, lively, dry medium body and a warming, engaging, medium-length finish with elements of peppered brisket bark, black cherry, dates, and plum, and violet and black pepper with medium, chewy tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A big and juicy Aussie Shiraz that stays somewhat restrained so as to not overpower pairings.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: New World
Aroma Aroma: carolina bbq pork, canned black fruit, vanilla, and plum and purple flowers
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of peppered brisket bark, black cherry, dates, and plum, and violet and black pepper
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Peking Duck, Lamb Tagine, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A big and juicy Aussie Shiraz that stays somewhat restrained so as to not overpower pairings.

The Producer

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The Producer
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Ipswich, MA 01938
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Shiraz

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
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.

There are hundreds of versions from Australia, ranging from less than $10 a bottle to more than $40 a bottle. The lighter versions are easy-drinking and should be consumed within one or two years, while the more expensive versions are best consumed from seven to ten years of age. Shiraz in grown in several regions of Australia, the most famous being Barossa and Victoria.

Given the popularity of Australian Shiraz, some producers in California have labeled their offerings of Syrah as Shiraz.

Pair these wines with grilled and barbecued foods, game birds and roasts.