Kangarilla Road Shiraz 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from McLaren Vale, Australia

Price: $23.99 $17.99
Save $6.00 (25%)
Item No. 102830
  • RP90
Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • WS89
  • 1999
  • WS88
  • ST86
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Winemaker's Notes

Aromas of spicy dark cherries, cassis and plums followed by a savory mix of earthy red and dark berry fruits on the mid and backpalate with hints of mocha. They all combine beautifully with the abundance of soft tannins and integrated oak.

Critical Acclaim

"The purple-colored 2007 Shiraz was aged in 25% new French and American oak. It gives up aromas of pepper, lavender, boysenberry, and blueberry followed by a medium-bodied, elegant style of Shiraz with good depth and length. It has enough structure to evolve for 1-2 years and will be at its best from 2011 to 2019."
90 Points

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Learn About Kangarilla Road Map ItMap It

Before creating the Kangarilla Road vineyard and winery, Kevin O'Brien was a winemaker educated at the highly regarded Roseworthy College in Adelaide. He spent 12 years in the wine industry managing wine companies, as well as two years as the international manager of the Australian Wine Export Council. Today, Kangarilla Road's reds display rich varietal character with finesse,...

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Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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