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Michael Shiraz 2009

Michael Shiraz 2009

Michael Shiraz 2009

RRP (750 mL)
$150.00
750 mL
$150.00
6 x 750 mL
$900.00

Overview

Overview

Michael Shiraz is Wynns Coonawarra Estate's best-of-vintage Shiraz and named after David Wynn’s young son. The wine is a legend of the Australian wine story with good examples of the 1955 Michael offering an outstanding experience. The wine is made in small quantities and only exceptional vintages.

Varietal Shiraz
Vintage 2009
Country Australia
Region Coonawarra
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 13.4%
Winemaker Sue Hodder

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

Dark cherries, dusted in cacao lifted by subtle gamey & bay leaf notes entwined with red spice florals.

Flavours and Palate

Beautifully layered with bright raspberries and dark mulberries moving into the mid palate giving the wine vibrancy and a succulent line of acidity.

Lingering pepper and spice notes, mixed with hints of smoked deli meats wrapped in silky malleable tannin show depth and texture.

This is accompanied by the use of fine French oak matching the subtleties of this cool climate expression of Shiraz, creating a complex wine of sophistication and elegance.

Viticulture

Viticulture

Generous winter-spring rainfall replenished the vines and the aquifer. Cold flowering in early December moderated yields. A long cool ripening post veraison resulted in finely structured and medium bodied wines.