Shiraz 2018

SHAW + SMITH

Shiraz
2018

$54.64*

* Suggested retail price

4 case(s) available

Product code
347989
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Speculative
Status
Available
Product type
Still wine
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
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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Tasting notes

The Adelaide Hills has now proven it can make truly exciting spicy Shiraz. The key is careful site election, low yields and
restrained use of oak. The blend component from the
warmer sub-area of Macclesfield gives structure and richness, whilst Balhannah contributes spiciness and perfume. A vibrant, modern interpretation of Australian Shiraz.

Press reviews

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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