Woop Woop Shiraz 2004

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

Price: $13.99
Item No. 84409
  • RP89
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2002
  • RP88

Winemaker's Notes

The color is vivid dark red/purple. The nose provides sweet, juicy and absolutely quintessential South Australian shiraz. It displays rich chocolate, stewed plum, mint and spicy, pepper smells, with some cinnamon following the initial attach of primary fruit characters.

The palate exudes fruit richness and a well integrated, velvet tannin structure, reflecting the vintage conditions. The emphasis is on powerful full-bodied berry fruit flavor, with a little sweet oak evident on the juicy, rolling middle palate. The fine, underlying acidity holds the wine in balance and sustains the flavors, giving the wine a long, spicy finish.

Learn About Woop Woop

Slang for "in the middle of nowhere", Woop Woop isn't a bad name for a ripper Aussie wine. Woop Woop is a collaboration between Ben Riggs, winemaker and Tony Parkinson, vineyard owner. They sourced grapes from the backblocks - outside their normal area of operation – they almost went to Woop Woop and back to find the right fruit. Nearly to the Outback, way past the black stump. Woop Woop wines capture the essence of ripe grapes sourced from Currency Creek, McLaren Vale and the Riverina, together with a good dose of Aussie humor.

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...

Read More About Other Australia

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...

Read More About Syrah/Shiraz

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