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Brokenwood Shiraz 2017 (12x 750mL).

RRP $36

$24.99 per Bottle
$299.88 per case
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Vinification

Combination open and roto red fermenters, 100% French oak of which 20% new, balance 1-2 year old, in oak 18 months.

Winemaker Comments

The McLaren Vale fruit makes up nearly 53% of this wine. An excellent and abundant vintage for McLaren Vale. 2015 saw minimal winter rains followed by a warm dry spring resulting in a low disease pressure. In early February, one rain event dumped twice the monthly average over a few days. Ripening proceeded with no water stress and excellent fruit condition. Beechworth saw a very cold and wet winter of 2015 resulting in a late budburst, however this set the vines up for a great spring. A warm summer did mean irrigation was necessary and picking was very condensed. The last grapes off were nearly a month ahead of previous years, however this worked in our favour as there was a heat wave in early March. Overall, an excellent vintage. Shiraz from a cool wet year in the Hunter Valley adds spice and soft tannins.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with lamb, veal and pasta dishes.

Drink

Enjoy now or over the next 5 to 10 years.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

Red fruit aromas of cherry and strawberry.

Palate

Dusty hints and vanillin oak compliment the pastille fruit flavours. Fine ripe tannins and lovely acidity carry through to a clean, long finish.

Winery Profile

At nearly 40 years young, Brokenwood Wines, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, can lay claim to not only an iconic vineyard with the Graveyard Vineyard but to the preservation of a wine fraternity that proudly has as its mission statement, 'to make great wine and have fun'.

The original land that was to become the Cricket Pitch Vineyard was purchased in 1970 and planted immediately to Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Graveyard Vineyard, planted to Shiraz in 1968, was bought in 1978 and by the mid 1980s was producing a premium Single Vineyard wine. The first Langton's Classification of Premium Australian Wine was launched in 1993 and the Graveyard Shiraz was then, and remains, the highest-placed Hunter Valley Shiraz.

The Hunter Valley is renowned for its dry table wines of Semillon and Shiraz. Brokenwood's production of these is further supported by premium grapes from as far afield as Orange, Beechworth and McLaren Vale.

Today, Brokenwood boasts an impressive array of premium quality wines, sourced from 'all the right regions, for all the right reasons', from the Graveyard Shiraz to the Cricket Pitch Sauvignon Blanc Semillon and Cricket Pitch Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot.

“Our philosophy is to produce wine that focuses on the unique regional characteristics of the Hunter Valley and premium wine regions throughout Australia.” Iain Riggs, Chief Winemaker & Managing Director, Brokenwood Wines.

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Other Information

  • 2017 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL Bottles
  • AUS - Multi-regional, Multi-regional
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14.0% alc.
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