Rosemount Diamond Shiraz 2004

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

Item No. 86220
  • red wine
  • JH89
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Winemaker's Notes

Regional Source: The grapes for this wine were sourced predominantly from our vineyards in South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula, the New South Wales Central Ranges and Southern New South Wales.

Vintage Conditions: Above average winter rainfall led to a promising vintage, which was characterised by mild conditions up until February, followed by hot weather conditions throughout March and April. The Fleurieu Peninsula faired well with some rainfall and a temperate climate ultimately producing wines of elegance and intensity.
Winemaker Comments: A medium to full bodied wine with generous ripe fruit flavours of blackberry, plum and cassis. Spice and cedar flavours develop with time in the glass. Soft tannins provide structure and definition to the traditional long and rich Rosemount Estate finish.

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Established in 1969 by Robert Oatley and family in Upper Hunter Valley, Rosemount Estate has grown to include vineyards in the Mudgee, Orange, Coonawarra, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Adelaide Hills regions, as well as the Upper Hunter Valley. Winemaker Philip Shaw works with the Oatleys. The company's best-known wines are the Roxburgh Chardonnay, Balmoral Syrah and Mountain Blue Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon.

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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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