Full Review

Idyll

Idyll
2015 Oak Aged, Shiraz, Barossa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$9.99
Best Buy

Idyll
2015 Oak Aged, Shiraz, Barossa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
Dusty black violet color. Interesting, herbal aromas of eucalyptus, cherry blossom, aromatic barks, rose petal, and black tea with a slightly chewy, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, subtle, long flourless chocolate cake, charred peppers, orange marmalade, cassis, and cola finish with well-integrated tannins and moderate oak flavor. A vibrant and juicy shiraz that will shine with grilled meats.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: eucalyptus, cherry blossom, aromatic barks, rose petal, and black tea
Taste Flavor: flourless chocolate cake, charred peppers, orange marmalade, cassis, and cola
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-6 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Skirt Steak, Grilled Lamb Chops With A Rosemary Sauce, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A vibrant and juicy shiraz that will shine with grilled meats.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
1221 Brickell Ave
Suite 770
Miami, FL 33181
USA
1 786-388-0660

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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.