Troll Creek Hage Family Vineyards Shiraz 2002

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

Item No. 80209
  • red wine
  • RP96

Winemaker's Notes

With Christian Canute as the winemaker, there is no doubting that this limited cuvee from his grape grower uncle, James Hage, is something special. A terrific effort made from 40- to 100-year-old Shiraz vines, and aged in primarily old French and some new American wood, it boasts a dense purple color as well as a rich, full-bodied, layered personality with tremendous intensity. While accessible, it should drink well for 10-15 years.

Learn About Troll Creek

Troll Creek was established by James & Jo Hage at Bethany in the Barossa Valley in 1998. Our Home Block in Bethany, nestled at the foot of the Barossa Ranges, has been tended by the Hage family since the early 1900s. An old red gum slab bridge, built by our forefathers, has stood the test of time and spans a tiny creek among the vines. As each generation has worked the vines, they...

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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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