Crooked Mick Shiraz 2020 (6 x 750mL) SEA

Description:

Climate

Warm, dry and minimal frost across the region during the period of critical growth leading up to harvest has enabled high quality grapes with intense varietal flavours to be grown. The dry winter did result in reduced yields from some vineyards planted on sandy soils but overall yields were as expected. Moderate to high water deficit in the soil of our vineyards between veraison and maturity led us to make rich, concentrated and aromatic red wines.

Viticulture

Trained onto two wire vertical trellises with both wires mechanically pruned back to 2 buds. The canopy is managed through reduced water to restrict its vigour and increase both colour and flavour intensity.

After night harvesting, grapes were crushed into static fermenters. After a brief cold soak to extract colour and flavour, the must inoculated with Rhone Valley style yeast strain. Controlled fermentation occurred over ten days, commencing at 24°C reducing to 20°C. Gentle Pump-overs occurred six times daily to maximise the extraction of colour whilst retaining a soft juicy palate structure. Pump-overs were reduced to twice daily towards the end of fermentation to minimise seed tannin extraction. To avoid any harsh tannins and bitterness only free run and first pressings were used in this blend. After pressing, the wine was settled for three weeks before racking onto new French and American oak for 6 months.

Crooked Mick is a bushman from Australian folklore who lived in the mythical Speewah. A giant of a man, some say he could shear a massive number of sheep in no time flat, kick crocodiles up to the moon and move mountains. Tall tales or not, Crooked Mick is a legend as are the wines of Victoria.

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Crooked Mick Shiraz 2020 (6 x 750mL) SEA

Lot No: 0035-10717645 Quantity: 2
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09 Dec 22 7.50 PM AEDT

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Crooked Mick Shiraz 2020 (6 x 750mL) SEA

Lot No: 0028-10717261
Nationwide Delivery

09 Dec 22 8.15 PM AEDT

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RRP$22

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Crooked Mick Shiraz 2020 (6 x 750mL) SEA

Lot No: 0056-10717717 Quantity: 2
Nationwide Delivery

10 Dec 22 1.20 PM AEDT

RRP$22

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$40 per package

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Wine Summary Image

Climate

Warm, dry and minimal frost across the region during the period of critical growth leading up to harvest has enabled high quality grapes with intense varietal flavours to be grown. The dry winter did result in reduced yields from some vineyards planted on sandy soils but overall yields were as expected. Moderate to high water deficit in the soil of our vineyards between veraison and maturity led us to make rich, concentrated and aromatic red wines.

Viticulture

Trained onto two wire vertical trellises with both wires mechanically pruned back to 2 buds. The canopy is managed through reduced water to restrict its vigour and increase both colour and flavour intensity.

After night harvesting, grapes were crushed into static fermenters. After a brief cold soak to extract colour and flavour, the must inoculated with Rhone Valley style yeast strain. Controlled fermentation occurred over ten days, commencing at 24°C reducing to 20°C. Gentle Pump-overs occurred six times daily to maximise the extraction of colour whilst retaining a soft juicy palate structure. Pump-overs were reduced to twice daily towards the end of fermentation to minimise seed tannin extraction. To avoid any harsh tannins and bitterness only free run and first pressings were used in this blend. After pressing, the wine was settled for three weeks before racking onto new French and American oak for 6 months.

Crooked Mick is a bushman from Australian folklore who lived in the mythical Speewah. A giant of a man, some say he could shear a massive number of sheep in no time flat, kick crocodiles up to the moon and move mountains. Tall tales or not, Crooked Mick is a legend as are the wines of Victoria.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
Multi-regional
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour

Deep red with purple hues.

Nose

Ripe cherry, blueberry and mulberry aromas with spicy notes like black pepper and accompanied with subtle tobacco, caramel and lightly roasted coffee beans.

Palate

This full-bodied Shiraz has a good length on the palate and is showing fresh and rich fruit driven flavours along with hint of liquorice notes.

Food that compliments the wine are: Roasted leg of lamb or Robust Italian pasta dishes.

Medals & Trophies

Gold

Woman's Wine & Spirits Awards 2022

Winery Profile

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The secret of Crooked Mick lies in a combination of deeply held winemaking traditions, grapes selected from a variety of highly regarded regions, state-of-the-art technology, and the legendary talents of its wine folk. With natural grape aromas and flavours, it complements the contemporary Australian lifestyle. The Crooked Mick range is fresh, authentic, and full of personality and, like all good stories of Crooked Mick, will bring a grin to your chin at almost any occasion.

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Other Information

  • 2020 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL units
  • AUS - Multi-regional, Multi-regional
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14.2% alc.
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