Balthazar of The Barossa Shiraz
Balthazar was the last of the Babylonian kings whose empire ended after he drank from a mythical sacred chalice. A fascination with ancient history and an appreciation of the deep sense of irony that befalls those who choose their drinks - and drinking vessels - unwisely, prompted the name. concentrated and generous blackberry, dark cherry, plum & dark chocolate flavours balanced by velvety tannins and savoury oak complexity delivering texture and structure on the long, persisting palate.
A wonderful example of Hunter Shiraz. Ripe berries and spice with a touch of leather on the nose and a beautifully integrated palate showing plenty of juicy fruit flavour in a subtle well balanced style.
Chris Ringland CR Shiraz
Chris Ringland Shiraz has been one of Australia's most loved wines over the past few years with its immense concentration of bold, forboding fruit. Chris Ringland, the man behind such famous names as Three Rivers Shiraz, creates a wine that is made from mature Northern Barossa vines and shows dark mass of concentrated black and blue fruits, laced with sweet mocha and wrapped in a smooth, velvety texture. Not for the faint of heart, the CR Shiraz is improving vintage on vintage.
Mount Majura Shiraz
An elegant and fine-boned cool climate Shiraz from the emerging wine region of the Canberra District. The wine is packed with spicy aromatics from pepper and bay leaf to marzipan and violets. Red fruit flavours run to blackberry and beef stock, carried by savoury, grainy tannins.
Wynns Black Label Shiraz
Wynns is in the fortunate position to have holdings of some of Coonawarra's oldest Shiraz vines and coupled with recent plantings in the 1990s, Wynns now have fruit that is worthy of its own place amongst the Wynns elite. Enter Wynns Black Label Shiraz - with a dense, dark nose of pepper, mulberries and distinctive florals that are the perfect gateway to a palate that is rich and complex. Flavours of layered red berry, spice and chocolate with tight, focused tannins that will see the Black Label Shiraz become another Wynns favourite.
Penfolds Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz
First made in 1959, Penfolds Kalimna Shiraz is an icon in the field of warm-climate Shiraz. Always ripe, robust and generously flavoured. The Bin 28 is named after the Kalimna vineyard that was purchased back in 1945 and from which the original fruit was sourced from. Today, the Bin 28 is a great example of the Penfolds dedication to multi-region, multi-vineyard blending. The Barossa Valley will always remain an integral part of the Bin 28 blend providing rich, vibrant primary fruit flavours.
Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2016$50.00 each$6.67 per 100mLHistory:
Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2011$50.40 eachIn any 6$6.72 per 100mLHistory:
92 pointsPenfolds Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz 2012$47.50 eachIn any 6$6.33 per 100mLHistory:
Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz 2016$42.00 eachIn groups of 2$84.00 total$5.60 per 100mLHistory:
Penfolds Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz 2016$40.00 each$5.33 per 100mLHistory:
Cheapest by 6%Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz 2016$37.80 eachIn any 6$5.04 per 100mLHistory:
d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz
Old, extremely low-yielding McLaren Vale vines are responsible for d'Arenberg's Dead Arm Shiraz - a wine of enormous power, intensity and real complexity - an absolute must for any serious wine cellar and d'Arenberg lover. One of the flagships for McLaren Vale for many years, this wine continues to shine with a balanced between tradition and Chester Osborne driven innovation.
d'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 1999$125 each$16.67 per 100mLHistory:
95 pointsd'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz$64.60 eachIn any 6$8.61 per 100mLHistory:
94 pointsd'Arenberg The Dead Arm Shiraz 2004$112 each$14.93 per 100mLHistory:
93 pointsd'Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz 1996$150 each$20.00 per 100mLHistory:
Cheapest by 7%96 pointsD'arenberg Wines The Dead Arm Shiraz 2015$60.00 eachIn cases of 6$360 total$8.00 per 100mLHistory:
Koonowla The AJM Reserve Clare Valley Shiraz
Cultivar Mt Ida Shiraz
This Cultivar Mt Ida Shiraz had rich aromas of dark berries and chocolate on the nose, with a beautifully subtle tannins across the palate. It is a big, bold Shiraz with elegance from the heathcote region of Victoria. While it is great to drink now and a easy food matching wine, it is also suitable for careful medium term cellaring.
Turkey Flat Shiraz
Sourced from some of the oldest Shiraz vines in the world this full-bodied classic displays intense brooding fruit balanced by the finest French oak. Enjoy with rich meat dishes or cellar for many years. A true Barossa Valley icon.
Wirra Wirra RSW Shiraz
Wirra Wirra's flagship Shiraz has won many accolades over the years, including the 'world's best Shiraz'. It's loaded with distinctive McLaren Vale blueberry and chocolate characters, supported by plums, violets and spice, and tannin structure destined for 10 more years in the cellar.
Cheapest by 19%96 pointsWirra Wirra RSW Shiraz$56.05 eachIn any 6$7.47 per 100mLHistory:
Wirra Wirra RSW Shiraz$69.00 each$9.20 per 100mLHistory:
96 pointsWirra Wirra RSW Shiraz 2010$76.00 eachIn any 6$10.13 per 100mLHistory:
Wirra Wirra RSW Shiraz 2011$77.90 eachIn any 6$10.39 per 100mLHistory: