Kilikanoon Shiraz R Reserve 2005

Syrah/Shiraz from Barossa Valley, Australia

Price: $99.99
Item No. 93646
  • RP94
  • WS94
  • ST91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • JH95

Winemaker's Notes

Our finest Barossa Valley Shiraz cuvee, The Barossa ‘R' Reserve, was blended in equal parts from both our estate owned, Crowhurst and Greens Vineyards. Tiny yielding parcels of old vine Shiraz were hand picked, traditionally vinified and then matured for 30 months in small 100% new French oak casks creating a wine of great varietal strength, poise and ageing potential.

Appearance: Deep brick red with crimson tints.

Nose: Tremendous power and complexity, the nose defines the best of the Shiraz variety, ripe fruit and oak integration.

Palate: Full flavoured, densely textured and strongly varietal, the ‘R' Shiraz has a palate that combines rich plum fruit, spicy oak handling and fine tannins to create a wine that is both complex and rewarding with a long persistent finish. Ageing potential of at least 15 years.

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Founded in 1997 by Kevin Mitchell, Kilikanoon is a boutique Clare Valley winery with an international reputation for producing regionally expressive, terroir-driven wines. The Kilikanoon property, featuring a circa 1860s stone cottage housing Kilikanoon tasting room, was originally settled by early English migrants who named it after an historic old mansion in Cornwall. On...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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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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