Mad Fish Western Australia Shiraz 2003

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

$14.29 $11.99
Save $2.30
Item No. 79323
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

On of our top-selling Shiraz, and for good reason.

This is an elegant Shiraz with complex aromas and characters. Its texture and structure reward's cellaring with the use of French oak instead of traditional American oak giving rise to a wine of greater sophistication. Internationally renowned Wine Critic Robert M Parker Jr recently reviewed the 2001 referring to it as a "knock-out effort."

Displays an outstanding rich and vibrant color with a fragrant nose of black fruits, chocolate and fresh black pepper; classic Shiraz characters from the South-West of Western Australia. The palate is rich in flavour but with seductive lightness and elegance. Dark cherry fruits with spicy savoury notes are supported by fine tannin and elegant background oak. The Mad Fish Shiraz has sufficient fruit to allow early consumption but would benefit from short to medium term (5 years) aging.

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Learn About Mad Fish

The Madfish story begins in the far southern reaches of Western Australia where 9 miles from the quiet coastal town of Denmark is the picturesque Madfish Bay. According to local folklore, the bay"s tranquillity is broken when two tides meet resulting in schools of small fish going mad…. jumping and racing flat out like a lizard drinking to avoid being gobbled up by hungry, larger...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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