Evans Wine Company Nine Stones Shiraz 2004

Syrah/Shiraz from Victoria, Australia

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Item No. 85563
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine

Winemaker's Notes

100% Shiraz from a cool climate growing region at an altitude of 1700 feet in the Great Dividing Range of New South Wales, one and a half hours drive west of Canberra, Austalia's Nation's Capital.
A continuation of record drought conditions during the winter of 2003 left the ground very dry and unfavorable for grape growing during the 2004 season." Only vineyards (including here) which had access to ground water were able to provide water for fruit set." The season was unusually dry from start to finish which led to lower than average yeilds at harvest, with tight clusters of small berries which resulted in a wine with deep dark color and fine tannins."

Learn About Evans Wine Company

Named for its founder Len Evans who emigrated to Australia in 1953 and has been a tireless owner, innovator, and promoter of Australian wines. Evans has had his hand in many Australian wineries including Rothbury Estate and Petaluma. Evans Wine Company was founded in 1980 and specializes in wines from the Hunter Valley for the Evans Family Wines label. Hilltops is in the South...

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Learn About Victoria

From stickies to Pinot Noir, Victoria is varied in its wines. The southernmost state of Australia, Victoria is third in wine production, after South Australia and New South Wales. The state is home to Yarra Valley as well as other cool climate growing regions, and yet, it also houses the regions of Rutherglen & Glenrowan. These two areas are hot and dusty and famous for their...

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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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