Water Wheel Shiraz 2000

Syrah/Shiraz from Australia

Price: $18.99
Item No. 60024
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Winemaker's Notes

Crimson red in colour. A fragrant, perfumed bouquet full of sweet forest fruits, underlying cinnamon and clove spices with just a subtle whiff of oak. The Water Wheel Shiraz is a much more aggressive wine on the palate, but some time in the cellar will mellow this monster. The dark, ripe black fruit flavours are accompanied by roasted spices and a little tar, as with the aroma the oak is very subtle and never intrusive. A good length of persistence with firm, astringent tannins.

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The present Water Wheel operation is the brainchild of Peter Cumming whose family have long been established as successful growers of tomatoes and cherries around Bridgewater-on-Loddon to the north-west of Bendigo in central Victoria. Peter studied winemaking at Roseworthy, and after a few excellent years as winemaker for Hickinbotham at the old Anakie vineyard near Geelong, threw...

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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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