Heartland – Shiraz 2015

£13.95Price

This is a classical Australian Shiraz with an almost black hue and a narrow purple rim. Boasting very intense and seductive aromas of blackcurrant, mint and violet with subtle notes of eucalyptus. On the palate this wine is just as intense yet exceptionally well-balanced, with the beautifully bold and ripe dark fruit flavours synonymous with this style. Also present are hints of crushed pepper and a soft touch of vanilla from the oak ageing. A clean and crisp finish completes a wonderful experience.

  • 3 Point Summary

    Powerful aromas, ripe dark fruit flavours and a clean finish.

  • Did you know..?

    This wine spent 14 months ageing in oak barrels prior to bottling.

  • Awards

    SILVER – Decanter World Wine Awards 2017.

  • ABV

    15%

  • Food pairing

    Fillet Steak with Sweet Potato Fries and Seasonal Vegetables

     

    Meat-Lovers Pizza

  • Size

    75 cl

  • Closure

    Screwtop

  • Vintage

    2015

  • Serve at Temp

    18 *C / 64 *F

  • Grape

    SYRAH/SHIRAZ - Syrah is a dark-skinned red wine grape from the northern Rhone Valley of eastern France. In Australia, Syrah is widely known as Shiraz, and is regarded as the country's national grape. A highly diverse and successful grape variety, Syrah wines can display myriad dark-fruit flavours. Quite floral in its youth, it develops more peppery and herbaceous notes as it ages and offers smoky scents and flavours of blackcurrant and liquorice.

  • Vineyard

    HEARTLAND Winery is located in Langhorne Creek (40 miles east of Adelaide), one of Australia’s oldest viticultural regions, and was founded by winemaker Ben Glaetzer and two of Australia’s leading wine professionals - Grant Tilbrook and Scott Collett. With an ethos of creating individual wines with strong varietal and regional characteristics, the team has developed a reputation for producing reds with rich, opulent mouthfeel and fine tannins that are decorated around the world and offered at great prices.

  • Region

    BAROSSA VALLEY, AUSTRALIA is an extremely important wine-producing region located in the state of South Australia. Prestigious and internationally renowned, it’s not only home to some of the oldest vineyards and wineries in Australia but produces some of its most sought-after wines. The region's terroir helps to concentrate rich flavours in the grapes and it specializes in many different wines that win acclaim locally and internationally. Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache dominate the red plantings, with Chardonnay, Semillon and Riesling the white.

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