Shiraz 2018

SHAW + SMITH

Shiraz
2018

Product code
347989
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
South Australia
Subregion
Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Hills
Varietal(s)
Shiraz
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Shaw + Smith winery was founded in 1989 by Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw with the goal of producing elegant, refined, world class wines from the cool climate Adelaide hills region of Australia. That Shaw + Smith have succeeded in spades should come as no surprise given the resumes of the winery's two founders. Michael Hill Smith was born into wine, a member of the Yalumba family. A Cordon Bleu trained chef, wine writer, wine judge, and Australia's first Master of Wine he relished the...

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Press reviews

James Suckling

- 95 points -

James Suckling, July 2020

Very attractive blueberries and dark plums here with earthy and spicy aromas, as well as black pepper. The palate is filled with fleshy fruit and has dark-cherry, cherry-liqueur and dark-chocolate flavors in abundance. Long flavors, plush smooth tannins and certainly a richer iteration of this wine. Drink or hold. Screw cap.

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Decanter

- 94 points -

August 2020

Elegant Shiraz is often code for a modest, subdued wine, but in this instance it’s about capturing harmony and balance. Bright flavour is smartly contained within a seamless body, carefully made to measure. A clean acid line down the spine ensures that no jagged edges poke out. Dark plum and cherry notes flit amongst the blackberry and rhubarb. It’s a smooth, confident customer

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