Yalumba Barossa Shiraz and Viognier 2005

Syrah/Shiraz from Barossa Valley, Australia

$17.49
Item No. 91088
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • Green wine
  • JH92
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 95% Shiraz, 5% Viognier.

Color: Deep, dark and dense reds.

Aroma: Smooth, silken and flooded with plums, cedar, vanilla and sweet jubey raspberries with just subtle whiffs of the florals of Viognier.

Palate: The wine shows rich black fruits with peppery spices, cloves and cardamon seeds, finishing with a lingering jubey coffee anise texture.

Cellar: Great now, but will also reward 5-7 years in the cellar.

Food: Perfect with a creamy veal pasta.

Critical Acclaim

"A fragrant bouquet, then an array of cherry, plum, licorice and spice on the flowing, fruit-driven, medium-bodied palate."
92 Points

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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
A very good wine attractively priced for everyday drinking. A mild and light nectar with plumy fruit and berry flavors -- a wonderful partner for dinner with pork loin with fruit, hearty veal dishes or seafood pasta arrabiata.
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Rating:
(9/25/2010)
Boy this one opened up quickly, if you can find it, buy some; truly delightful and versatile.
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Rating:
(9/27/2010)
I had this one last week with salmon @ the Wildflower Inn in Northern Vermont. For the money it was terrific and accompanied the the salmon beautifully. Being a young Shiraz it was very fruit forward. This would actually be a wine that my wife would enjoy because she likes them a little sweeter, but don't fret, it is still sehr elegant!
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Yalumba is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the...

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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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Winemaker's Notes The Yalumba Barossa Shiraz is deep purple red in colour with complex aroma of cloves, dark cherries, and ...
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