Full Review

Morambro Creek

Morambro Creek
2019 Shiraz, Padthaway

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$25

Morambro Creek
2019 Shiraz, Padthaway

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pork

Category: Shiraz

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 14.5%
Violet color. Aromas of chocolate-raspberry truffles, cola, and suede with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, brisk pickled plums, bay, and coriander finish with moderate oak flavor. A spicy, high-acid Shiraz that will complement rich, grilled fare.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: chocolate-raspberry truffles, cola, and suede
Taste Flavor: pickled plums, bay, and coriander
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Peking Duck, Lamb Tagine, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A spicy, high-acid Shiraz that will complement rich, grilled fare.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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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.