Kilikanoon Killerman's Run Shiraz 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from South Australia, Australia

$19.99
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Item No. 109697
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WE90
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

Intense brick red in color with youthful crimson hues, the 2008 Killerman's Run Shiraz has rich notes of plums and dark chocolate that overwhelm the nose, supported by spicy oak char. The palate is beautifully rounded and flavored. Sweet plum fruits and chocolate characters carry over from the nose, with spicy oak notes and gentle tannins lending length and complexity. This wine has both power and finesse that showcases the appeal of Australian Shiraz - richly fruit driven, balanced and powerful.

Critical Acclaim

"Shows some of the vintage's heat, revealing hints of alfalfa and slightly raisined fruit, but also waves of plummy fruit tinged with dark chocolate and espresso. It's smooth, velvety and ready to drink.
Editor's Choice"
90 Points

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scubaabucs - Englewood, CO (read all my reviews)

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Way too heavy on the toasted oak. This wine would benefit from being laid down for a year or two to soften.
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Learn About Kilikanoon Map ItMap It

Founded in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell, Kilikanoon is a boutique Clare Valley winery with an international reputation for producing regionally expressive, terroir-driven wines. The Kilikanoon property, featuring a circa 1860s stone cottage housing Kilikanoon tasting room, was originally settled by early English migrants who named it after an historic old mansion in Cornwall. On...

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Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

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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