Trevor Jones Dry Grown Shiraz 1999

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

Item No. 57237
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Densely coloured purple with bright crimson hues. The bouquet is rich and earthy with luscious berry and chocolate aromas. The palate is full and soft with rich vanillan chocolate, balanced with immense dark chocolate finish. This wine displays fresh vanilla bean fruit combined with cocoa bean and sweet spicy oak tannins.

This is a rich ripe Shiraz blended from four of the oldest vineyards in the southern Barossa Valley. The only irrigation comes from the ‘Heavens' and typically these vineyards yield concentrated fruit flavours from fruit which yields less than 1 1/2 tonnes per acre. Traditional style vinification in submerged cap fermenters adds complexity to this wine style. Extended maturation in both new and older American oak and new French oak gives the wine a powerful structure with integrated fruit/oak flavour.

Enjoy this Dry Grown Shiraz with all full flavoured foods such as game, beef and vintage cheeses, middle eastern and Thai dishes. Splendid with Beef Wellington, rack of lamb, fillet mignon, rich Italian dishes, escalope of veal, puttanesca pasta, Raviolli or Gnocchi Bolognaise. Try caramelized onion and spinach tart, rich vegetable frittata and beetroot mushroom risotto.

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Trevor Jones began his winemaking career in 1977 at Bernkastel Wines, with Rob O'Callaghan of Rockford Winery Basket Press Shiraz fame, and worked through two vintages, before accepting a position as assistant winemaker at Karrawirra Wines in 1979. In 1982, Trevor was appointed winemaker and remained in that position until 1986. During Trevor's time at Karrawirra, he also made...

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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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